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pbcquiltlover

pbcquiltlover
Date Joined: October 24, 2012
Last Online: October 21, 2018
Birthday: May 8
Country: United States

About Me


I was a member of the Palm Beach County Quilters' Guild for about 8 years and am a founding member of the Hibiscus Quilt Guild of South Florida, established in 2009.

I teach quilting to elementary school students after school. I have 5 year olds using a sewing machine - it's a joy to be able to introduce something I love so much to a new generation!

I also am the education coordinator for a local Joann's Fabrics store as well as the teacher for all things quilting and sewing.

I love all types of quilting fabrics, especially Orientals, sewing-themed fabrics and bright, happy colors/prints. I also LOVE cats and cat fabrics. Fat quarters or quarter yard cuts are awesome - but anything 4 x 6 or larger can also be used for my fabric post cards!

Favorite Books

My favorite authors are Jennifer Chiaverini (quilting), Anne McCaffrey & Mercedes Lackey (fantasy), Philippa Gregory (Tudor historical novels) and John Grisham (legal novels) as well as other authors in those fields. I just recently "found" Nora Roberts - I go through a lot of books on cds while I travel to/from the different schools where I teach, so I'm always on the lookout for stuff to listen to while perusing thrift stores, yard sales, etc. I have no problem with "previously enjoyed" anything!

Favorite Television

Best show of all time? The Big Bang Theory, hands down! That being said, I also love Grimm, and hubby & I like watching American Ninja Warrior, America's Got Talent and recently Survivor. I also enjoy Cedar Cove on Netflix.

Favorite Crafts

Decades ago I taught classes through Creative Circle, so I'm experienced in embroidery, both stamped and counted cross stitch, lace net darning, candlewicking, needlepoint and quilting, but by far quilting has become my obsession and deepest love, although fabric postcards, tote bags, insulated water totes and other sewing projects poke their ways in from time to time.

My grandmother also taught me how to crochet when I was little, but I don't know how to read patterns so I make up my own stuff.

Pets

I adore my kitties! I have 8 cats. In order of age they are Teddy, Baby Boy & Baby Girl; Elvis & Dotty: and Cuteness. My daughter and her ex boyfriend adopted two kitties a couple of years back that they couldn't keep within a few months so Luna Belle and Honey have joined the herd. Luna Belle is the only one that stays in the house full time by her own desire. Cuteness & Baby Girl come in and out, and the others primarily prefer the outdoors but will come in during bad weather or fireworks.

I collect:

...keychains! They only "count" if they're sent by someone in that area, has visited that area or I have gone there myself. I have them from a number of states including Hawaii and Alaska as well as Hong Kong, England and Trinadad/Tobago. I have both an America map and a global map panel I plan on quilting and hanging up, attaching each key chain to the appropriate area. If you have my name in a swap and it's appropriate, I would love a cheap keychain with the name of your state/country/city...thanks!

Wish list:

Anything kitty, dragon, fairy, dragonfly or bright and colorful makes me happy!

I would love a keychain from your neck of the woods if it's appropriate for the swap.

I enjoy all sorts of crafty things. I also really enjoy newsy letters about anything, either typed or hand written.

Books on cd you've scored from a yard sale, dollar store, thrift store or clearance racks are heart-able and appreciated.

Washi tape is definitely appreciated. Stickers are always fun: if I don't use them personally, I can always use them for the kids when I'm teaching. Fairy-tale stickers are the best!

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Comment: I love reading your answers! Thanks for sending. Have a lovely day šŸ˜Š
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Comment: I really enjoyed reading your answers! Some of the made me giggle but I can totally relate to the Christmas songs with the AC going! I live 15 minutes from the GA/FL line
goinjenny rated for WIYM: Big Senders Choice PC #4 on Oct 15, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the re-send
skier11 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 11, 2018
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muchen24 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 6, 2018
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georgiafae rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 4, 2018
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Comment: love the sparkly paper and the stuff stuffed inside is wonderful and different. Just the kind of stuff I like to put in my junk journal art collage books, Thanks for sharing! Happy Fall!
Bridgette rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 4, 2018
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Comment: Thank you, these things will be great in my junk journal!
kayebubbly rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Oct 3, 2018
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Comment: Thank you ! Hope you have a good one!
catonip rated for WIYM: Big Senders Choice PC #4 on Oct 2, 2018
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Comment: Thank you :)
GlitterBird rated for Join 9/26, Send PC 9/27-US ONLY on Oct 1, 2018
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Comment: Hey, fellow Floridian!! I always love swapping with my "neighbors". How funny that you commented on all the doubles in my name - I always thought that, too! Yet I never noticed them in my address, LOL. Maybe I *do* need to head to the casinos! ;-)
Jhayton2018 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 27, 2018
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Doodlefingers101 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 26, 2018
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Comment: Thank You, Iā€™m going to have a lot of fun using all these goodies
jenlovespsu rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks for the fun goodies! :)
Jennahcook19 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 25, 2018
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Comment: Thanks I enjoyed the dolphin story!
Response: Found some of those cards in Miami - I thought they were so cool!
Peaches12 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 25, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the goodies!
jinxspinx rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 25, 2018
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Comment: Thank you for the cute envelope full of things you knew i would love. Love the idea of the journal page!
Poohtat rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 25, 2018
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ChristieAnn566 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 24, 2018
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Comment: TY for the goodies
Cupcake436 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #11 on Sep 24, 2018
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Comments

anrtist on Jul 2, 2018:


spreading a little butterfly love! ;-)

ContraryHousewife on Mar 20, 2018:

kittyhahahotbot on Dec 25, 2017:

wm on Dec 9, 2017:

Thank you for the unassigned postcard (which arrived today)! I've never seen anything like it! My mother, who loves sewing, will be fascinated by this material card :D

nevers on Nov 14, 2017:

Just wanted to let you know I got your resend for the Big Easy PC swap! What a cool card, thank you :)

anrtist on May 27, 2017:


HAPPY SUMMER!
Blessings, cc

anrtist on May 27, 2017:


HAPPY SUMMER!
Blessings, cc

PolkaDotty on Dec 17, 2016:

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Loved your FF WTA package!

kweandee on Dec 16, 2016:

Thanks for the great postcard hun from the PFATW tag...Merry Christmas!

~Des

Heirloom on Dec 13, 2016:

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