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NYC Quilters

Quilters who live in the NYC area- love to sew? quilt? knit" crochet? bead? We are your group-

Location: New York City and surrounding
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Latest Activity: Sep 22

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Comment by MsDesigns on September 22, 2020 at 8:52am

I am a long time member of "Quilting With Us" (QWU). I used to give virtual workshops here. Like many others, I have ventured out as QWU became more quiet.

We are getting the warning that QWU is at risk of being disabled. I fear this is a sign that QWU will one day be no more.

It has become like family here and the thought of losing the friendships we have developed has giving me a sad heart. Like many dark clouds, there is a silver lining. When I ventured out, I created a quilters social network, much like QWU. I never mentioned it, for it was a conflict of interest. However, in this dark hour, it is time to let others know there is an alternative. It does not have to end here.

I would be honored for QWU members to join "Pattern Pastiche". If needed, we are more than happy to create a group for your new home.

Your "Pattern Pastiche" code: QWU

"Pattern Pastiche" is at

https://www.patternpastiche.com

Comment by MaryAgnes/NYC on November 1, 2013 at 6:23am

Doesn't look like it, does it, meegan?  If you're looking for a chatty group you could join us at Gifty Galore.  Not a day goes by there aren't at least a couple of pages of comments.  I have to warn you though.  I'm the only New Yorker and sometimes they don't quite get me

Comment by meegan499 on November 1, 2013 at 5:12am

Anyone still quilting in the City?

Comment by Yarn Basket on November 5, 2012 at 8:57pm

I hope everyone is well. The storm was awful but we will re-build. God bless us all.

Comment by Cindy Gerstl on March 26, 2012 at 9:50am

Hi all, I may be back and forth to the city these days, but my heart is always in New York. Now I have two kids and 4 grandkids in the city, one in the lower eastside and the other in the upper. I grew up in Brooklyn, but have been out of the city, in Maryland and Florida for years. The only reason I'd buy a lottery ticket is if I'd win enough to buy a great apt in Manhattan. It'll never happen. BTW, also lived in Highland Park NJ for several years, but that was before my kids.

Comment by Maryann**NY on August 2, 2011 at 6:17pm
How is everyone doing?  This is such a quiet group I hope that means we are getting some sewing done. Take care in the heat.
Comment by MaryAgnes/NYC on May 11, 2011 at 1:29pm
Yarn Basket--Congratulations.  What a find!  Isn't NYC great?
Comment by Maryann**NY on May 11, 2011 at 12:19pm
That's wonderful about the sewing table. And the new sewing space sounds great. I am so happy for you. Enjoy it!
Comment by Yarn Basket on May 11, 2011 at 11:56am
What a find!  On my way home yesterday, I found an old singer Featherweight sewing table!  It was just standing near the crub! I couldn't believe my luck!  I am so happy! The metal supports that hold the machine up are gone but maybe I can find something at Home Depot that will be good. The sewing machine opening fits my Pfaff. For my weekend project I'm going to clean out a small area in my bedroom and clear off my writing table (I have a big clunky computer monitor on my writing table) and make a littile studio for myself. I purchased a laptop a month ago that I can just transfer my files. I wish I could take classes at City quilter this summer but funds are low. But what I deceied to do is sign up for one of Charles Johns sewing project hours. I can work on stuff and get help from my fellow quilters. I feel much better. I want to thank all my quilting friends for helping through a tough time. I'm OK now. When I have my small space set up, I will post pictures.  Bless you all.
Comment by Maryann**NY on April 12, 2011 at 1:40pm
So glad you are feeling better Yarnbasket. Sewing always helps, as does walking . Happy too, that you found that fabric store. Thinking of you, Maryann
 

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