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  • New Philadelphia, OH
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About Me
I live in a small town in Ohio and we just celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary. We have 2 adult children and one granddaughter who's my pride and joy. I've been quilting for just about 13 years. I'm still learning (so don't look too close) but I really enjoy trying new techniques. In 2011, I was fortunate and honored to have been chosen as a member of Quiltmaker Magazine's Scrap Squad. It was quite an adventure; I learned a lot and had lots of fun!
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quilting, paper piecing, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing, other

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Happy birthday, Mom!

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 10:35pm 14 Comments

County fair

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 8:10pm 12 Comments

A little excited - my best year yet exhibiting at our county fair; 9 ribbons -- 6 blue, 3 red.  Such fun to see your work arranged so nicely for folks to enjoy.  If you have never entered, give it a…

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Please read

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 7:13am 10 Comments

Just saw this on Facebook.  I know we all do this all the time without a second thought but I guess it's a REALLY bad idea!

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/jul/13/experience-inhaled-pin-into-lung

Whimsical Welcome pattern

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 12:00pm 35 Comments

OK, I can make enough errors in quilting on my own without help.

I bought Fons & Porter's Quilting Celebration fall 2013 issue because I fell in love with the Whimsical Welcome banner pattern on the front cover. Checked that all the pattern pieces were full size.  Traced all the pattern pieces onto fusible; ironed them onto carefully chosen fabrics and cut them out.  Triple checked the size for the background fabric and cut into my last piece of perfect "sky fabric" and a…

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An inspirational day brightener

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

I posted this on one of the groups and was asked to put it on the main page.  I read it some time ago and found it again today on another site.

If you need a morale booster, this is for all the moms and grandmas out there.

http://whatcomfamilies.com/2013/05/11/the-invisible-mother/

 

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At 8:32pm on August 30, 2015, Agnes / NW Ontario said…

Thanks. Autumn Leaves has to be one of my all time favorites, partially for the colors but also for having an idea, the pieced flying geese sashing with the narrow sashing edges and couldn't find any instructions for it. So that was very much a trial and error process. Sure kept the brain cells churning for quite a while.

At 6:00pm on August 30, 2015, Agnes / NW Ontario said…

Hello Carol, Thanks for the lovely comment on my Little Sunflower hanging. Now I shall take a look through your gallery. 

At 1:23pm on July 30, 2015, Bonnie Blessing said…

Hello Carol.... Is it hand pieced the traditional way or is it English Paper Pieced. I know about the amount of time it takes for hand work. I am currently working on a scrappy hexie quilt. I have been working on it for a little over 2 years now and it still is not finished. I estimate about another year and a half  or so before it will be done and on out bed. But I have always enjoyed hand work...piecing and quilting. I find both to be very relaxing.

At 7:38am on June 29, 2015, Nancy L Hagelberg said…

Carol,Thanks for the address.  you are a life saver.

At 6:26pm on April 10, 2015, Sharon Reeves said…

Carol...No, I didn't know that she fell, as I'm not on Facebook. I think I'll look into e-mailing her friend in CA. Maybe she'll know something. They corresponded a lot.

I've been quilting since May, '06, and haven't ventured into it as much as I could have. I have made many quilts, 3 king, several queens and lots of lap sizes. I really enjoy reading the blogs on QWU, but haven't blogged since 2012. Guess that means I'm lazy.

If I learn anything, I'll post on here for you.

Thank you for letting me know.

Hugs,

Sharon

At 3:43pm on March 10, 2015, Bonnie Blessing said…

Hello Carol...I have been doing good. I agree whole heartedly about misjudging time. But even though you changed some motifs they still look great. I am glad that you got them finished in time. Not been on much recently, but I plan to change that. I have been busy with a major hand piecing project. I got hooked on EPP and I absolutely love it. 

At 3:01am on December 22, 2014, Marilyn L. said…

Oh, before I forget.....there is a New Philadelphia only about 35 miles from us here in Canton, IL. But it's not much more than a dip in the road. Ha,ha.   And, yes, I have been through Canton, Ohio and Canton, MO.  

At 2:56am on December 22, 2014, Marilyn L. said…

Sending my Christmas wishes to you and your family as well. It certainly is a joy for me to have found this group of crafty women.  We have so much fun. And I'm looking forward to lots more fun in the new year! 

At 12:49pm on August 4, 2014, Barbara S/IL said…

Carol thanks for your nice comments. 

At 8:36pm on July 2, 2014, B J Elder/WA said…

Thank you for your comments about my 3 Sister's quilt.  It was fun to do and DH loves it too.  We do have great memories of that area.

 
 
 

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