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pbcquiltlover

pbcquiltlover
Date Joined: October 24, 2012
Last Online: November 17, 2019
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!

Ratings

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Comment: Thanks for the lovely card! Happy Halloween!
pumpkinvine rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Nov 1, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for a super, cooolio postcard aaaaaaaaaand stamp! I dont think I've ever rcvd a material covered postcard before! My first! Yay! Just keep in mind, I just heard from commentator on my radio show no one wants pennies or healthy snacks. lolololol
auntiejo rated for MissBrenda's Halloween Card swap #5 on Oct 31, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the adorable card and goodies!! LOVE IT!
thequilterslink rated for CPG Halloween Card - US only on Oct 30, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the fun Halloween card. BOO!
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Comment: The card was sooooo beautiful! It would never have occurred to me to make a fabric card. So so cute! You're very talented.
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Comment: thank you so very much for awesome card and goodies
Kathy821 rated for WIYM: ORANGE POSTCARD SWAP #1 on Oct 21, 2019
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Comment: The card you made is gorgeous. I love it. Thank you very much. I had to compromise with my MIL to sit it on the mantle so I wouldn't lose it lol.
Zefaniya rated for Weather Postcard Swap (USA) on Sep 26, 2019
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you for the great postcard. I love these finally found a place we can afford cards. I'm trying to collect a different version from each state. Thank you again!
BLUR rated for 24-Hour Single Stamp Trash on Sep 24, 2019
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Comment: Love the unique "goodies" - so happy to see it arrive today. Thank you! That giant butterfly on the envie is great!! I also. LOVED seeing all the "old" (unused) postage stamps on the envelope! Had to show my students!
Response: Just bought a bunch of old stamps from a daughter of a collector and am enjoying using them (although feeling a little guilty...). Hope to get you again to send you more! Thanks for the rating & heart!
wokeupmissing rated for 24-Hour Single Stamp Trash on Sep 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for participating in my swap. I look forward to creating with the trash you sent!
Response: Fun swap! Thanks! <3
skinny52 rated for 24-Hour Single Stamp Trash on Sep 22, 2019
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Comment: Thanks!
Response: You're welcome - thanks for the rating!
msashtree rated for 24-Hour Single Stamp Trash on Sep 21, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the collection of goodies! <3
Response: Hope you found something good! Thank you for the heart and the rating! <3
Mon1496 rated for 24-Hour Single Stamp Trash on Sep 20, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the stuff! I love the butterfly on the envelope! and the card with envelope was super thoughtful
Response: You're welcome! Thanks for the rating & heart!
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Comment: Oooh I’m so jealous you scored big!! Thank you for a good pc and stamps.
Response: I ended up getting about $120 worth of stamps for just under $100! I'm going to have SO much fun going forward! Glad you like them...<3
TellaTar rated for Ask me anything! ~ e-swap #9 on Aug 21, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for answering all my questions! You Backstreet Boys answer made me giggle, ha ha.
Response: You're welcome. Thanks for the heart and rating!
vlhafer54 rated for QnT August mug rug on Aug 16, 2019
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Comment: I love the berry pie - Thank you! As a kid, my favorite was dewberry which grows wild all across the south. We always went picking in boots in case there were any snakes among the berries.
Response: I had so much fun making that pie - sugar free, fat free and high fiber! Thanks for the rating & heart!
Les4Saison rated for first & last lines no. 13 on Aug 14, 2019
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Comment: Wow! Such an unusual idea with the fabric Postcard! I really love it :) And thanks for the reccomendation
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Comments

CurlyTea on May 8, 2019:


Happy Birthday!

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

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