I Am a Quilter

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    Sewing In The Blood.

    I never met my grandmother, but she was an amazing seamstress.  Mom and her sister have always raved to us grandkids about how talented she was...even to point of making amazing wedding and other formal dresses.  Nanu did this to bring additional money into their post...
    MaytonElyse MaytonElyse
    36-40, F
    Oct 29, 2009

    Civil War Quilt

    I'm very excited, starting a once a month quilting class tomorrow. We are doing a saw tooth star, civil war quilt. The classes will go through September. What are other working on?
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    Mar 18, 2011

    Love Off Quilting

    I started quilting about 15 years ago. No one in my family sees but was invited by a friends to go to a quilting guild meeting with her. I loved it. I couldn't wait to come home and try it. My first quilt was for my small daughter, while very pregnant with second daughter. I wish...
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    Feb 28, 2011

    Saved By Snuggling.

    i started quilting when i was 17.  my grandmother bought me fabric for my first quilt.  it took three years and several boyfriends  to finish the top!  years later i drug it out and finished it.  now some 30+ years later i found myself in a loveless...
    wonderlife52 wonderlife52
    51-55, F
    Feb 4, 2009

    My Grandmother Taught Me....

    She's an awesome quilter. She does everything by hand. That's how she taught me. So I have 2 wallhangings and 1 baby quilt on the go. The baby quilt is almost done now, it's a panel of Noah's Ark...Which is really funny because I am so NOT religious. My grandmother sells her. Of...
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    1 Response Feb 13, 2009

    I Quilt Like I Mow Grass...never In A Straight Line! Lol

    Ok, so maybe I can sew straight when I really concentrate! I started quilting when my oldest child was a freshmen in college. I was going through the worst empty nest syndrome! (still am) Quilting saved me and continues to save me. My youngest child ( I have 3 kids) is a senior...
    melancholybaby melancholybaby
    May 23, 2011
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