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Cindy Gerstl
  • Female
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • United States
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About Me
My husband and I have been married 49 years. We have 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren: one girl, three boys. All grandkids live in New York City. I am a retired teacher. I got into quilting because my retired hubby wanted me around him 24/7. He was driving me nuts and I had to have an excuse to get out of the house. After a few classes, I was hooked. I'm also learning how to smock. When I find time to read, it's almost always mysteries.
Hobbies and Interests
quilting, applique, machine quilting, embroidery, general sewing, other, garment sewing
My pets are awesome!
adore cats, but I'm allergic, so since our wonderful Tippy died, I haven't let another cat adopt us.

Hobbies and Interests

quilting, general sewing, crocheting, genealogy, miniatures.

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At 11:04pm on June 27, 2013, Marianne said…

good morning cindy,

we had the most memorable holiday, australia was great seeing rellies in the city and others on the farm having a real aussie cook out, just wonderful.  then onto singapore, penang and lankawie, watching the eagles perform, seeing all the wild life so close, quite different from here in uk, also the constant settled weather.  we were totally spoilt, the service in hotels was incredible, david said he had forgotten how to open a door .. smile.  now back to reality, and now over jet lag, and getting the gardn into shape again together with family duties, life and god is good.

how r u and what is on the horizon in your part o f the world,  i am getting down to finishingsom projects too.  love to hear from you.

bye for now marianne

At 11:36am on June 26, 2013, Marianne said…

hello cindy,

how lovely to hear from you.  we had a wonderful holiday, australia was great, then onto singapore, penang and lankawie, which was wonderful and brought back memories of when i lived in malaysia.  now over thevjet lag and watchingbwimbledon at the moment, i thinknthere is going to be ablittle shake up this year.  how r u

At 7:29am on May 13, 2013, Marianne said…

hello cindy,  we r still on holiday, just pickrd up your posting.  i have not accessed the line 4 a while, hope younr well and enjoying you newly found hobby, i knoe what u  mean getting your own space as well enjoying your retirement together .  look forward to hearing from u soon.

regards marianne uk

At 5:23am on September 17, 2012, Charlotte Gustavson said…
Hi, Cindy! I can relate to the "retired husband therefore I quilt" syndrome! I tell people that my DH retired at the ripe old age of 53 (much too young!) and it was either take up quilting or end up in jail for man slaughter! Since he rarely gives me a hard time about my fabric addiction, I decided quilting was the better alternative! LOL I also have three kids, all boys, and am working my way to seven grandkids with my oldest son and his wife expecting twins in January. Have you taken a look at any other groups on here? There are some great gals on here and they're all willing to help you in any way they can. Their generosity is boundless. : )
At 2:56pm on September 14, 2012, Marianne said…

Welcome Cindy, this is a wonderful group, if you have any questions, there is always someone who may be able to help- - look forward to seeing you online

Bye for now Marianne UK

At 6:30am on March 27, 2012, Heidi Balben said…

Hi Cindy:

Welcome to our group.  Not much action going on here, but I am waiting for more to join to share their projects.  What kind of projects are you working on?


At 10:42am on March 26, 2012, Gayle/La. said…

Cindy, I would be happy to be your friend.  I think we may have a bit of different things in common.  I have had 3 grown children and I have 6 grandies but I have 6 great grandies that I got when our grandson married a girl that was widowed with kids.  Thanks for the invite and drop by and visit anytime. Thanks!

At 5:02am on May 19, 2011, Lou Ann Brach/MD said…
I even work in Germantown, which makes us even closer. Take care and we'll show up at the same place one day!
At 5:14pm on May 18, 2011, Cindy Gerstl said…
thanks everyone for the birthday wishes.
At 6:25am on May 18, 2011, Lou Ann Brach/MD said…
Happy Birthday Cindy! Sorry it has to be in NYC, but then maybe that is a good thing! Take yourself out to a shopping tour of City Quilts.

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