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Fri, 08-17-2012 - 4:17am

hello, I'm a 45yo SAHM/carer in Sydney, Australia.   I have a partner of 20 years.  Together we have a 15yo son (who has autism) and a 13yo daughter who is a math nerd.   Plus an old 3 legged poodle.    I love crafts and am currently scrapbooking, candle making  and quilting - and dabbling with Photoshop.    Look forward to meeting you all.

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Registered: 01-06-2000
Mon, 08-20-2012 - 5:24pm

Hi, it's nice to "meet" you!  I'm married to a cop, and parenting dd15 and ds10 plus a cat, 2 fish, and 2 bunnies.  If you're interested in trying your hand at making signatures with Photoshop, check out the Signature Showcase board (link in my siggy).  I'd love to have you there!


Sue
Homeschooling mom to DD15 & DS11

CL of Homeschooling, Signature Showcase, Ectopic Loss, and Fertility Charting

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Registered: 12-22-2007
Thu, 08-23-2012 - 3:41am

thanks for the welcome Vegiemama.   I might just join you over on that board...when I'm done quilting my daughter's quilt. 

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Sat, 08-25-2012 - 12:59pm

Hey...you can have more than one hobby at a time :smileywink:  What kind of quilt are you making for your daughter?  I have one in progress...actually, two.  I'm making two of each 12" square, one in boy fabrics, one in girl fabrics.  Someday they'll each have an awesome quilt!


Sue
Homeschooling mom to DD15 & DS11

CL of Homeschooling, Signature Showcase, Ectopic Loss, and Fertility Charting

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Sun, 08-26-2012 - 12:15am

I actually had two in progress until recently as well.    A flannel raggy quilt has just been finished...and the current one I'm working on is a single bed quilt based on this pattern  Outside the box.   Mine is similar highlight colours, but on a purple background.   3 across and 5 down.

Have you got any pics of your quilt....or the inspiration for it?

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Thu, 08-30-2012 - 3:03pm

I don't think I've ever seen the Out of the Box pattern.  That would be stunning with purple!

I haven't taken pics of my blocks (since I've only finished two sets of them) but here are the blocks I'm doing.  Maybe on this long weekend I'll be able to finish cutting the pieces for a 3rd block.  I got a good start on that task and then ran out of time my ds came home and having 2 kids again eliminated my free time :smileywink:


Sue
Homeschooling mom to DD15 & DS11

CL of Homeschooling, Signature Showcase, Ectopic Loss, and Fertility Charting

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Registered: 12-27-1999
Wed, 09-12-2012 - 11:41pm

Hi and welcome to our corner of the 'Village!  I'm happy to meet you. 

My name is Karen, I'm 44 years young.  I have a son age 19 and he still lives at home.  I have been married to my husband for 24 years.  He was recently diagnosed with MS.  It's been a challenge and we are still in the learning curve.  I have two cats who are 16 and 17 years old. 

I paint pictures, read, and there are lots of other things I enjoy as well, but those are the two at the top of list.  LOL!

 

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