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13

Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks vol.8

Look what I have here!!!…I have a block in the book and my name is on the cover! Page 59…Quiltmaker sent me 5 copies…and I am going to give away 3….so lets see…the first three people who can comment me with a guess of what my Dad did for a living wins a copy!!!  None of my employees can win and they better not tell…I will post a pic of my block with the winners….The issue goes on sale November 19th.

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147 Responses to “Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks vol.8”


  1. November 8, 2013 at 6:48 am

    I will guess that he was a mailman!! And congrats on being on the cover.

  2. 3 Jackie Barron
    November 8, 2013 at 6:49 am

    I’m guessing your Dad worked on a dairy farm.

  3. November 8, 2013 at 6:49 am

    I will guess he was a craftsman of some kind.

  4. 5 Peggy J
    November 8, 2013 at 6:50 am

    I’m going to guess a cheese maker.

  5. 6 Shirley rutledge
    November 8, 2013 at 6:50 am

    I think he was a auto mechanic.
    Shirley

  6. 7 Linda Vince
    November 8, 2013 at 6:51 am

    Good Morning- I think your dad was a farmer.

  7. November 8, 2013 at 6:51 am

    Your dad was a superlative car painter. Best in the Fox River Valley – second to none.

  8. 10 mbdquilter
    November 8, 2013 at 6:52 am

    Didn’t see if this was posted or not – your dad was a auto painter – best in the Fox River Valley! Awesome dude.

  9. 11 Sue
    November 8, 2013 at 6:52 am

    Wasn’t he in construction?

  10. 12 Barbara D.
    November 8, 2013 at 6:53 am

    I think he was a carpenter. Congrats on the book!

  11. 13 Pam Mickey
    November 8, 2013 at 6:54 am

    I’ll guess your dad was a plumber? And congratulations!

  12. 14 Becky in Georgia
    November 8, 2013 at 6:56 am

    Well, I’m interested in the answer. Don’t think that I am right, but will say that he built cabinets. Congrats!

  13. 15 Judy W
    November 8, 2013 at 6:56 am

    I think he was a farmer.

  14. 18 Melanie Scharch
    November 8, 2013 at 7:00 am

    Congrats Lisa
    Was your dad a soldier?

  15. 19 Debbie G
    November 8, 2013 at 7:03 am

    I have no idea, but will guess that if your family is from WI, that he was a farmer. If I don’t guess, I can’t win, right??

  16. November 8, 2013 at 7:03 am

    Your dad was a brick mason.! (Stone mason)

  17. 22 Carolyn Boutilier
    November 8, 2013 at 7:05 am

    I am thinking your father was a salesman .
    Carolyn B

  18. 23 Pat dubois
    November 8, 2013 at 7:07 am

    A teacher?

  19. 24 Mary Jo
    November 8, 2013 at 7:12 am

    Policeman? Thanks for the chance.

  20. 25 Linda Kramer
    November 8, 2013 at 7:14 am

    I have no idea, so I’ll guess what my dad did, installed floor coverings?

  21. 26 Laura Benthien
    November 8, 2013 at 7:18 am

    I guess he worked at the paper company

  22. 28 Jan fruit
    November 8, 2013 at 7:21 am

    He worked in the mills.

  23. 29 Mary Kastner
    November 8, 2013 at 7:23 am

    My guess he is a carpenter. Thanks for the chance to win and congratulations on getting into a great magazine.

    Mary

  24. 34 Rosemary Redhead
    November 8, 2013 at 7:30 am

    Congratulations Lisa!
    I think your Dad was a mechanic. He was also the love of you life.
    Red

  25. 35 Sandy Kipphut
    November 8, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Lisa, Congrats on your block. Was you Dad a milkman?

  26. 36 Kay B
    November 8, 2013 at 7:32 am

    Was he a painter? Love 100 Blocks, glad to see you have a block in it this time.

  27. November 8, 2013 at 7:34 am

    He was a great Dad who raised a great Daughter. Nancy P.

  28. 39 Rosemary Redhead
    November 8, 2013 at 7:34 am

    I need to change my answer … your dad “painted cars, he loved cars, he bought smashed up cars and lovingly brought them back to life. Your father loved what he did.”
    Red

  29. 40 Sewmaggi@verizon.net
    November 8, 2013 at 7:35 am

    Did he deliver fuel to farmers like my dad?

  30. 41 Sue Rogers
    November 8, 2013 at 7:36 am

    I think your dad was a fireman

  31. 42 Coleen P
    November 8, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Perhaps he worked in a paper mill

  32. 43 Paula Bergan
    November 8, 2013 at 7:37 am

    I think your dad worked in the steel manufacturing
    industry

  33. November 8, 2013 at 7:37 am

    I think he was a musician

  34. 45 Leanne Sant
    November 8, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Lisa, Congrats on making the cover! Besides your Dad being your hero, did he work as a building contractor?

  35. 46 Carolyn
    November 8, 2013 at 7:40 am

    Was he in the Navy? He was obviously a loving and caring Dad!!!

  36. November 8, 2013 at 7:50 am

    I am guessing mechanic — congrats on the cover!!!

  37. 49 Maggie Reintges
    November 8, 2013 at 7:54 am

    Since you’re in Wisconsin maybe he owned a dairy farm and made cheese curds! That’s one of my favorite memories as a kid going on vacation to Wisconsin and getting a bag of cheese curds!

  38. 50 Nancy Stevens
    November 8, 2013 at 7:56 am

    I think your dad was a carpenter.
    Congrats on being in the magazine and on the cover!!
    Nancy8

  39. November 8, 2013 at 7:57 am

    Was your dad a security guard?
    Paulette

  40. 52 Kay Naugle
    November 8, 2013 at 7:59 am

    Congrats Lisa! Your Dad worked for an automobile company, either GM, Chrysler, or Ford!

  41. 53 Juleee
    November 8, 2013 at 7:59 am

    Was your Dad a factory worker, maybe at one of the big auto mfg companies? Congrats on making it into the book.

  42. November 8, 2013 at 8:01 am

    I’m going with working in a paper mill.

  43. 55 Diann
    November 8, 2013 at 8:01 am

    My dad was in the US Air Force – From an Airman to a maintenance officer
    .

  44. 56 Karen S.
    November 8, 2013 at 8:02 am

    Your dad was an automobile painter, congrats on the cover!!

  45. November 8, 2013 at 8:02 am

    Or maybe he worked at the candle factory?!?!?

  46. 58 Ellen
    November 8, 2013 at 8:06 am

    Was your dad a truck driver?

  47. 59 Debby K.
    November 8, 2013 at 8:06 am

    Your dad worked in the paper mill.
    Enjoy your day. 🐝

  48. 60 Janet
    November 8, 2013 at 8:06 am

    farmer…I’m married to one…makes us pretty creative!!!

  49. 61 Pamela Tasker
    November 8, 2013 at 8:09 am

    I never win anything. I would love to win but I could never guess what your dad did because I guessed everything already listed and you denied all of those. But what I do know is that he was a good dad because look at you ! your accomplishments show that he was loving , giving, and was a good example for you to follow. Your name on the front of a magazine ! not everyone can say that. Your fabrics, your patterns, your QUILTS ! Wow ! your many followers. Congratulations Lisa ! I appreciate that you want to share that will off of us ^;^. Pam, Dexer, MI.

  50. 63 Pat
    November 8, 2013 at 8:10 am

    Did he work for the postoffice?

  51. 64 Leanne
    November 8, 2013 at 8:12 am

    Congratulations on making it on the cover! Your dad cabinet maker.

  52. November 8, 2013 at 8:15 am

    Congrats,cover girl!!Carpenter,I married one!

  53. 66 Coleen P
    November 8, 2013 at 8:15 am

    He may have been a sawyer.

  54. 67 Dawn
    November 8, 2013 at 8:18 am

    Your dad was an ironworker.

  55. 68 Coleen P
    November 8, 2013 at 8:20 am

    A truck driver

  56. 69 Susan
    November 8, 2013 at 8:21 am

    I believe he was a letter carrier. Don’t ask me why, just a wild guess!!

  57. 70 Diane B
    November 8, 2013 at 8:22 am

    was he an iron worker?

  58. 71 Paula janssen
    November 8, 2013 at 8:22 am

    Your dad was a great dad and I thought he was a auto mechanic. Congrats lisa

  59. 72 Betty Lockhart
    November 8, 2013 at 8:25 am

    A mill worker?

  60. 73 kathelmn
    November 8, 2013 at 8:30 am

    Auto Body Repairman

  61. November 8, 2013 at 8:33 am

    Just a Guess, but did he work at the paper mill?

  62. 75 Christie
    November 8, 2013 at 8:34 am

    Your dad painted cars. I remember you telling the story when you spoke to our guild. It was before respirators were required. See….I was listening 😉

  63. 77 Nancy fischer
    November 8, 2013 at 8:36 am

    Chief

  64. November 8, 2013 at 8:37 am

    Worked in a cheese factory?

    Debbie

  65. 79 Melanie S
    November 8, 2013 at 8:38 am

    I think your Dad was a truck driver. Congrats on the block.

  66. 80 Susan P
    November 8, 2013 at 8:44 am

    I think he restored cars

  67. 81 Peggy W.
    November 8, 2013 at 8:44 am

    I am going to guess that your Dad was a fisherman. I know…that is far fetched, but you do live in the lakes area.

  68. 82 Peggy
    November 8, 2013 at 8:52 am

    I think your dad was a carpenter!

  69. 84 Marlene Mason
    November 8, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Lisa, I believe your dad was an auto body repairman and painted cars. I love that you are on the cover and that I can say you are the most unaffected personality I have had the pleasure of knowing. .

  70. 85 Vicki H
    November 8, 2013 at 9:04 am

    I believe you dad worked as a carpenter.

  71. 86 Sandy K
    November 8, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Was your dad a fireman?

  72. 87 Mary Burchyett
    November 8, 2013 at 9:06 am

    Policeman?

  73. November 8, 2013 at 9:14 am

    I will guess your dad was in the dairy business. Maybe as a milkman.

  74. 89 Kim Kopac
    November 8, 2013 at 9:17 am

    Was he a firefighter?

  75. 90 Sharon Nejedlo
    November 8, 2013 at 9:23 am

    Worked in a paper mill?

  76. 93 Cindy
    November 8, 2013 at 9:34 am

    Auto body painter

  77. 94 Barb Jenson
    November 8, 2013 at 9:34 am

    Lineman for the power company!

  78. 95 Judy
    November 8, 2013 at 9:36 am

    I’m guessing a police officer

  79. 96 Helen
    November 8, 2013 at 9:47 am

    I really don’t have a clue but a guess is an accountant. maybe? love your website and projects. Will look forward to the book! Thanks for sharing it. Helen

  80. 97 Denise Cabral
    November 8, 2013 at 9:51 am

    Woodworker.

  81. 99 Diann Smith
    November 8, 2013 at 9:54 am

    On the job in an automobile factory?

  82. November 8, 2013 at 9:57 am

    Last guess, did he work for the Menasha packing company.

    Debbie

  83. 101 Jakey
    November 8, 2013 at 9:57 am

    Congratulations Lisa!!! That’s wonderful. Did your father build guitars?

  84. 102 sandy
    November 8, 2013 at 9:59 am

    I think he restored vehicles.

  85. 104 Jackie
    November 8, 2013 at 10:18 am

    I have no idea but will take a wild guess. He worked in the dairy industry.

  86. 105 Kalynn
    November 8, 2013 at 10:19 am

    Not that I know, and I am a very bad guesser so I could say a janitor – like my dad, or a lineman – like my husband.
    Congrats on the book – love to win

  87. 106 Kim
    November 8, 2013 at 10:33 am

    I am thinking that you Dad worked for the railroad.

  88. 107 wendy
    November 8, 2013 at 10:41 am

    Looks like several people knew he was a car painter. I’ll go along with that but I think he also loved and worked on motorcycles. Congrats on the magazine.

  89. 108 Lori Albrechtsen
    November 8, 2013 at 11:12 am

    Car salesman???

  90. 109 Jackie R.
    November 8, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    First of all, congratulations on being on this great magazines cover!
    Second, only guessing. My hubs is from Wisc. where cheese & beer brewing was once huge. May I say in a broad guess that he may have worked in either of these industries? 🙂

  91. November 8, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    How about owned a hardware store?

  92. 111 Frances
    November 8, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Congrats on the magazine! I will guess that he was a carpenter.

  93. 112 Mary C.
    November 8, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    Policeman??

  94. 113 Yvonne
    November 8, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    Just a guess but was he plumber?congrats on being on cover

  95. 114 Kim F.
    November 8, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Congrats on the block published. I would guess he was an inspector for dairy farms

  96. 115 Sharon Meek
    November 8, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    I am going to say a farmer which makes you the farmer’s daughter. LOL Thanks for the giveaway!

  97. 117 Janet
    November 8, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Postman. Congratulations on the block, I enjoy your blog!!

  98. 118 Rosemary
    November 8, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    your Dad was a farmer!!

  99. 119 Cindy
    November 8, 2013 at 2:20 pm

    I think your dad worked in one of the paper mills. Electrician or machinist

  100. 120 Kim
    November 8, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    How about him being a dairy farmer!

  101. 121 Mary Ann Owens
    November 8, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    Your Dad was an ice fisherman.

  102. 124 Mary
    November 8, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Congrats, fun to see your name in a cover and I bet you get a cool coffee mig with your block too! My dad was a civil servant but loved tinkering on his motorcycles and when younger raced flat track. Guys love their engines and cars….perhaps yours too?

  103. 125 Ann P.
    November 8, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    Can’t wait to get this book. Congratulations! I think he was a mechanic.

  104. 126 stacy
    November 8, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Lisa- your dad was a truck driver, a commercial fisherman on the side and sold cars in his spare time! How’s that for a guess? Congrats on making tthe book – you continue to be awesome! It was nice to see your booth busy in Houston.

  105. 127 CJ
    November 8, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    I guess he was a fisherman ! Hope I win !

  106. November 8, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Woo hoo!! He worked at the Neenan Foundry for 30 years! (found his obit on a genealogy site).

  107. 129 Debra
    November 8, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    I believe I heard he was a fisherman….hope so!

  108. 130 Kathy
    November 8, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    I;m going with restoring cars……that occupation like quilting requires great patience, skill and knowledge to create a true work of art. I know, my husband is restoring his 65 chevelle and I tell him all the time it is like building a quilt. Congrats on the magazine…I need to buy this magazine…only if I don’t win. HEHEHEHEHEH

  109. 131 stacy
    November 8, 2013 at 6:06 pm

    Butcher; baker, candlestick maker? Or foundry worker? ♡

  110. 132 Sandy D
    November 8, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    I am going to guess he was a race car driver.LOL but congrats on being on the cover.

  111. November 8, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    I’m guessing he was a fishing guide and caught a lot of fish.

  112. 135 Brenda Stroud
    November 8, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    I’m going to guess that your dad was a house painter. Can’t wait to see the magazine!

  113. 137 Becki Pender
    November 8, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    Hi Lisa. Your dad was a mechanic and did some body work.

  114. 139 Kris H
    November 8, 2013 at 10:00 pm

    My dad was a plumber… so that is what my guess for your father! Congrats on the new book!

  115. 140 Toni R.
    November 9, 2013 at 7:09 am

    Hi Lisa – congrats on your success, well deserved! Your dad was a factory worker, machine operator.

  116. 141 Janice Mc Laren
    November 9, 2013 at 7:43 am

    Teacher? Just a guess.

  117. 142 Hanske (The Netherlands)
    November 9, 2013 at 7:58 am

    Many people from Little Chute have ancestors from Dutch origin. There names are sometimes corrupted. Probably yours is too. Nevertheless I think your father had no typical Dutch profession. My guess is pizza maker or airbrush painter of big trucks.

  118. 143 Hanske (The Netherlands)
    November 9, 2013 at 8:35 am

    Many people from Little Chute are from Dutch origin. There names are sometimes corrupted. Probably yours is too. Nevertheless I think your father had no typical Dutch profession. My guess is pizza maker or airbrush painter of big trucks.

  119. 144 Janet E
    November 9, 2013 at 9:05 am

    Hi Lisa, i guess that your dad worked at a paper mill and enjoyed hunting.

  120. 145 Vicky C.
    November 9, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    He worked on a dairy farm!

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