I Love to Quilt

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Learning How To Quilt

    Hello everyone.  I was excited to see there was a group on this site about quilting.  I am very new to quilting.  I have never even sewed before.  Beth my Mother-in-law loves to quilt and has quilted as long as I have been married to Kelly, my wife ...
    Mikext1 Mikext1
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Dec 12, 2009

    I went through a really tough time in my life

    in the mid-80's. One day, I saw a plastic bag with squares of material in a thrift shop. Puzzled at first, I quickly realized that the squares were for quilting. From there, I began quilting simple crazy quilts. The activity of quilting carried me through the hard time. I...
    WILDFLOWER47 WILDFLOWER47
    66-70, F
    Jul 27, 2015

    Accidental Interest In Quilting

    Back in high school a friend of mine was taking a quilting class during the time I had a study hall block. I decided to fill the block with quilting so I could be with her. I found out that I'm actually really good at sewing! I would really get lost in cutting, pressing, and...
    eyajmk eyajmk
    18-21, F
    Jun 26, 2008

    I Am a Novice Quilter

    I pretty much taught myself how to quilt.  I have a bunch of quilt books, but lately haven't found the time to quilt.  I've been busy with school.  Now that I have graduated, I seriously want to start sewing again.  I recently took a class on paper piecing and...
    michon michon
    51-55
    1 Response Nov 24, 2008

    I asked my husband for a sewing machine last

    Christmas, not even sure why I wanted one. So, he got me a table top model and the first thing I attempted was a quilt for my little boy, made partly from shirts my late father had worn. It required a lot of tutorials and youtube instruction but I got it done. And I have been...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 12, 2014

    Or Maybe

    its more of i love quilts .. and baybee blankets ! .. my mum kept all my baybee blankets and coz their materials so awsum i asked her to sew it into one huge normal sized blanket ! .. its soooooo fuzzy n snuggly n semi warm .. :) ok quilts .. i luv quilts too :)
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle
    36-40, T
    Sep 18, 2007

    Since my teenage years I was a hobby bouncer.

    I'd find something I throught I'd enjoy and could hold my attention from there I'd learn anything and everything I could about my new found passion practice whatever it was and just go head first in to it, after a while (3-8 mouths) the passion would fade and it began to feel...
    bridgemanhippie bridgemanhippie
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2015
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