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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 50th wedding anniversary. We have 2 adult children and one granddaughter who's my pride and joy. I've been quilting for just about 17 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, applique, paper piecing, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing, other

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Any ideas?

Posted on June 26, 2020 at 11:46am 7 Comments

A family friend is organizing an estate auction and asked my opinion on the value of some quilts.  I know it is difficult to do from a distance, but anyone have a rough ballpark guess as to what she should expect.  …


Happy birthday, Mom!

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

Today would have been my mom’s 100th birthday.…


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 try!

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!


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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At 1:52am on March 22, 2019, Marianne said…

Hi Carol, I am soon to visit New York and Pennsylvania,  Allendale to be precise , can you recommend any not to miss quilt Shoppe to buy some material.  How far away from Allendale r u, love you projects.

At 12:17am on January 16, 2019, Marianne said…

Good morning, a big thankyou for the welcome to the group.

I live in North Yorkshire England UK. Retired child psychologist,  and manager of a children's charity.  Have had a very busy life, but, now have time to enjoy my hobby, that lay dormant for many years. We have 2 grown boys who have 2 children each, all live within 5 miles from us. I am a member of Soroptimist International , terrified of cats love dogs and now give time in our local prison.

At 6:13pm on October 23, 2015, Joyce Foister said…

Thank you for letting me join your group.  I am retired and I have 14 grandchildren I am always making something for one of them.  Also made quilts for my great nephews - 2 of them.  3 great nieces...  I have a few unfinished projects.

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.



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. 


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