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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: craftedbybeth
Date: 07-24-2007, 08:32 PM (1 of 13)
Hi All,
I just joined a couple days ago. I looked around and found lots of goodies.
I'm a single mom with 3 kids, 21, 18, 16. The oldest lives on her own. I've been off work since early May with cervical disk surgery pending. Tests, tests and more tests!!! I feel like a pin cushion! :bang:
I've been sewing for many years and have accumulated a bunch of machines. The main ones i use are my Janomes. I also have 1 antique Singer and 3 vintage machines. I enjoy serging, machine embroidery, digitizing with Embird, patchwork and children's clothing construction. I've recently became interested in smocking and heirloom sewing. That's how I found you.
Talk soon!
Beth:coffee: <~~~Yummy!! :bluesmile
User: craftedbybeth
Member since: 07-22-2007
Total posts: 6
From: vickki
Date: 07-24-2007, 08:41 PM (2 of 13)
Welcome Beth to Sew-What's -New you will find lots of information and friends here,so feel free to join in.:Canada: Vickki
User: vickki
Member since: 08-21-2005
Total posts: 374
From: plrlegal
Date: 07-24-2007, 09:32 PM (3 of 13)
Welcome Beth. This is a great site and I'm sure you have some valuable information that we all can use so feel free to chime in. I underwent lumbar (L3/L4) surgery a month ago for a herniated disk that had two root nerves pressed up against a bone in my spine. It was actually the easiest surgery I've ever had but I'm still under restriction. Keep us posted on how your surgery goes.

User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
From: MartySews2
Date: 07-24-2007, 11:16 PM (4 of 13)
Hi Beth, welcome to the group. Don't be shy, check in with us often and share photos of your projects. There is a lot of info on this site which is why it is one of my favorites. Happy Stitching!
Marty :smile:
User: MartySews2
Member since: 05-03-2007
Total posts: 293
From: lendube
Date: 07-25-2007, 05:47 PM (5 of 13)
Hey Beth, You'll fit right in.


User: lendube
Member since: 08-06-2006
Total posts: 1548
From: Mom of Six
Date: 07-25-2007, 06:59 PM (6 of 13)
Welcome Beth! My youngest 3 are about the same age as yours 2 will be 21 & 16 in Sept & otherson will be 19 in Oct.

What part of Michigan are you from?
Happiness is having time to sew!!
User: Mom of Six
Member since: 11-03-2001
Total posts: 1115
From: esrun3
Date: 07-26-2007, 12:12 PM (7 of 13)
Welcome to the group Beth!
User: esrun3
Member since: 12-02-2004
Total posts: 2345
From: craftedbybeth
Date: 07-27-2007, 07:49 PM (8 of 13)
Thank you all for the warm welcome!
Beth :smile:
ps~I'm in Midland
User: craftedbybeth
Member since: 07-22-2007
Total posts: 6
From: allie-oops
Date: 08-07-2007, 10:14 PM (9 of 13)
Hi Beth from another Michigander - I'm in Southfield. I only have 3 machines - two Viking D1's and a Viking 910 serger that intimdates me no end. Glad to meet you!
"onward through the fog"
User: allie-oops
Member since: 10-25-2002
Total posts: 282
From: suemarie
Date: 08-08-2007, 08:42 PM (10 of 13)

Welcome! I cannot believe you are from the same city I am in:) I hope you enjoy this sewing website. A lot of wonderful ladies here.

User: suemarie
Member since: 08-25-2006
Total posts: 14
From: craftedbybeth
Date: 08-09-2007, 04:46 AM (11 of 13)
and we're the same age too!!! how weird!:bg:
User: craftedbybeth
Member since: 07-22-2007
Total posts: 6
From: suemarie
Date: 08-09-2007, 11:55 AM (12 of 13)

Have you always lived here?
User: suemarie
Member since: 08-25-2006
Total posts: 14
From: craftedbybeth
Date: 08-09-2007, 02:00 PM (13 of 13)
I've sent you a private message. I've been here for almost 17 years tho. Beth :)
User: craftedbybeth
Member since: 07-22-2007
Total posts: 6
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