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This archived content is from Mary Wilkins’ sewing and quilting message board “Sew What’s New,” which was retired in August 2007. It is being provided by “Sew What’s Up,” which serves as the new home for many members of “Sew What’s New.”
From: quiltingemi
Date: 06-26-2007, 12:54 PM (1 of 3)
I was gently nudged into quilting by my husband's co-worker, who started me with the block of the month that our local quilt shop is doing, Let's Go Dotty. Anybody else doing this sampler? It was a little hard for me, but this lady helped me by loaning me her finished blocks and advising me. She has been great! My last block looks pretty good.

Today, I will finish my first quilting class, where we are making a 5 and dime lap quilt. It's not my favorite design, but I have learn a lot of the quilting techniques and tips. I'm also working on a Carpenter's Star quilt for my dad. It looks really nice so far.

I had always had wanted to quilt, and now I'm doing it. I'm having lots of fun. I just wish I could spend more time doing it, and that my little Elna would cooperate more with the quilting. I will post more in the quilting forum for help.

I'm glad to be here!

User: quiltingemi
Member since: 06-25-2007
Total posts: 7
From: MartySews2
Date: 06-28-2007, 02:30 PM (2 of 3)
Hi Emi, welcome to the group. You will find lots of help here as many are quilters. Hope you will visit the group often and share photos of your projects.
User: MartySews2
Member since: 05-03-2007
Total posts: 293
From: lendube
Date: 06-28-2007, 05:46 PM (3 of 3)
Hi Emi and welcome.

Have fun. Hope to see you around often.

User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
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