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Hello,

My name is Glenda and I am new to Quilt With Us. I have joined 5 groups and have already made friends. I am on a diet/exercise accountability program with one group. I am working on organizing a round robin with another group. Yet another group has given me great advice regarding the finishing of two quilt tops my GGM made by hand 90 years ago.

In two days I am already busy. I love it! The people here are gracious and welcoming.

I have been sewing since I was nine. I have quilted since I was a teenager in the late 70's. I made my first handquilted quilt when I was 18. It was the only one I have done by hand. I am a machine kinda quilter.

I am currently working on a commissioned quilt for a KING size bed. ARRGH! It is an African themed quilt, and I am liking the way it is turning out. I consider myself an art quilter. I thoroughly enjoy making wall quilts.

I am still learning how to navigate this site.

Exploring I go.

Until next time,

Quilty Hugs

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Comment by Connie/KS on April 17, 2010 at 10:00am
Thanks for asking me to be your friend! I accept. Sounds like you are as busy as the rest of us. I can't imagine a move at this point in my life. Too much stuff! including quilting stuff! I definitely would still need a room just for my sewing. Thanks for telling about the diet/exercise accountability group. I did not know it was there. I will have to check that one out. As I said, I am a TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) member. We meet weekly to weigh in and have a short meeting and lesson. I had lost 40 pounds, then in the past couple of years I have gained back about half of it. I am on a seesaw now. Loss one week, gain the next. I can't seem to get over the hump. I am sure everyone with a weight problem can relate to that! I will enjoy visiting with you. Have a great week-end.
Comment by ArtQuilter on April 16, 2010 at 7:31pm
Thank you to every one for the warm welcome. I can tell this is a great group of quilters. I have been looking at pics and am amazed at the quality of work. Wonderful eye candy.

I am busy unpacking from a move. I plan on selling a majority of my 'stuff'.

I am currently working on a african safari/african fabrics quilt. I keep hitting road blocks and each one is solved the quilt gets more beautiful.

I will post pics soon. Have to find my camera. LOL

My youngest sister is having a baby any day now. Her due date is my birthday. Paige being bornon my birthday would be the best birthday present ever! I can stop celebrating my birthday and celebrate hers each year. I will be 45 forever.

I look forward to getting to know each of you.

Glenda
Comment by Connie/KS on March 30, 2010 at 6:16am
Is the diet/exercise group on Quilt With US? I am a TOPS member and if there is a group on here that both quilts and has to account for their weight, that would be a fun group to chat with!
Comment by Connecting Threads on March 29, 2010 at 11:10am
Sounds like you're navigating this site very well for a newbie! Welcome!
Comment by Lynda Banks/Ont. on March 29, 2010 at 7:00am
welcome to the site!!! You'll find a wonderful group of friends here. look forward to seeing pictures!!!
Comment by Dee Roberts on March 29, 2010 at 6:55am
Welcome ArtQuilter, to the site. You sound like your very busy. Take time to breathe and enjoy the process.
Love and Hugs, Dee
Comment by Pam/NY on March 29, 2010 at 5:58am
Welcome...look forward to seeing pictures of your work!
Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on March 29, 2010 at 5:46am
Welcome!
Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on March 29, 2010 at 5:34am
Glenda, welcome. I came to this website to find advice and tips on quilting and found so much more. These wonderful members will for sure answer any question you have but also laugh with you as well as offer a shoulder on the tough days. I have been able to actually meet several of them in person. Quilters certainly are the kindest people on earth. We're glad you are here! Carol
Comment by Maryann**NY on March 29, 2010 at 5:20am
Welcome Artquilter! You will fit right in here. Did you try the ACO/Postcards Group?

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