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New from southern Indiana

by Bridge » Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:19 pm

I am 36, Live in a Small-town in Southern Indiana with my wonderful companion John. We have been together for most of our lives (19 years). I have a spoiled cat named Fuzzy, and 2 outside cats named Wooly and ma ma. My profession is Computer admin/support for a large company.

I have enjoyed stitching for many years actually since I was a young girl. I remember at one of my babysitting jobs the little girl was trying to make fun of me for stitching…She said only grandmas do that stuff, you’re an ol’grama. She thought she was so smart and funny. I just kept on stitching because I loved it, absolutely loved it. It gave me peace and sanity even then. Well as we all know it comes and goes, sometimes life gets in our way or we just go thru a “lull”, but for someone like me stitching always returns to me or I to it. As I get “more seasoned” (so much nicer than older) I seem to rely on my stitching more and more, it is my rescue, my vacation, my peace.

I am currently working on The Shepherds pattern from the Heirloom Nativity that I started on January 1, 2010. I would like to complete All three sets The Holy Family , The Wisemen, and The Shepherds by December 25th. Only time will tell if that will happen.I do have a blog ~Stitch~Save~Live~ that I post status updates on along with other stitching stuff. I also have on WIP of Marjolein Bastin “The Four Seasons” I love the design, but lost motivation and then started the nativity. I am a big fan of Prairie Schooler designs and have many of those in my Needlework Stash.
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by karen4bells » Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:37 pm

:dance: :wave: Welcome to the forum!!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by mig-3 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:55 pm

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Re: New from southern Indiana

by annkor26 » Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:16 pm

Hi and welcome! :wave: Big Prairie Schooler fan here too!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Squirrel » Sat Jul 17, 2010 11:28 pm

Hi and welcome. I love Mahjolein Bastin's kits but they are soooo expensive down here and a lot of work too. So far I have been able to resist buying one.

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Re: New from southern Indiana

by starchild202 » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:17 am

Welcome! I know what you mean when you say stitching brings you peace. It helps clear the clutter in your head and lets you focus. Good luck on the Nativity! I hope to see pictures!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Busy_B » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:19 am

Hello fellow Hoosier! What part of southern Indiana are you in? My husband's family is in the New Albany/Sellersburg area and Jasper, and we have friends in Boonville near Evansville. Hope you enjoy it here!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Bridge » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:41 am

I am close to the Jasper area. I work in Jasper.
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Cecilia » Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:43 am

Hello. Welcome to the forum. :wavesback: I totally agree - I can't do without having stitiching in my life. I've had lulls too but ALWAYS come back to it. :D
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Midge » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:06 am

Hello. Your projects sound lovely.
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Jaki :) » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:10 am

Hi & welcome from Scotland :wave:
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by janny » Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:40 am

Hello and welcome from Australia...... I am also a newie
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Lili » Sun Jul 18, 2010 12:36 pm

Hello, welcome to the forum!!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Bridge » Sun Jul 18, 2010 3:38 pm

Thanks everyone!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by Mabel Figworthy » Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:53 am

Hello Bridge and welcome. That nativity set is beautiful!
I did the Marjolein Bastin four seasons years ago -- reading about them again makes me wonder where on earth they went :thinks: :thinks:
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by jerrylee18 » Mon Jul 19, 2010 10:02 am

hello and welcome from Slovakia :D
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by 2Danes » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:03 am

Hello and Welcome from NH :wave: !!!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by traci » Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:50 am

welcome! I too love the serenity that stitching brings to my sometimes chaotic life!
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by maggs » Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:09 pm

Hi and welcome
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Re: New from southern Indiana

by vanessanjf » Tue Jul 20, 2010 1:25 pm

Hello and welcome :D

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