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Thread: My Sister wants a quilt!!

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    Super Member mhansen6's Avatar
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    My Sister wants a quilt!!

    My sister told me years ago that quilts were not her thing and not to bother making her one. I appreciated her honesty because I didn't want to make a quilt that she wouldn't cherish. I gave my father a fishing themed quilt for Christmas. He absolutely loved it. It was the best Christmas present for me to have him love the quilt I made. Later in the day my sister made the comment that she would like a quilt. I started laughing at her. I reminded her of what she told me years ago. She said that women can change their minds and she would really love one. I can't tell you how happy this makes me. I had always thought that I lived in a family who didn't appreciate quilts. Maybe it just had to grow on them. I now have the opportunity to plan and make a quilt for my dear sister. That to me is a gift.
    Marie

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    How exciting! She will really appreciate it now! Let the hunt begin for the perfect pattern and color choice for her! Have fun.
    Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much
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    Glad your sister wants a quilt. I sent one to my sister an she did not even acknowledge that she received it.So I am happy to hear yours asked for one. joyce j

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    Now she has seen what beautiful work you do when you create a quilt for someone you love. I am sure you will enjoy the journey.
    Lisa

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    awesome.....my problem is everyone wants one...lol will see what i can do...lol have fun planning the one for your dear sis

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    How wonderful! I used to be like your sister. Didn't have much appreciation or use for quilts. Then when I started making them, I still didn't think I needed a quilt for all the beds in the house. Since then, I've made a couple of full/queen size quilts for beds at our lake place (one of which ended up at home), a king size for home, and am now working on a full/queen size quilt for another room. It just grows on some of us.
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    I know she will love her quilt. She now sees the joy giving a quilt brings to you! Luann
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    I made quilts for all three of my sisters and thoroughly enjoyed every second of it! They enjoy them as well !
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    I think you have to get older before you really appreciate quilts.

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    Maybe they just see what lovely work you do and appreciate that rather than the 'homemade' with love look that they may have associated with crafts before... you have shown her over the years what you can do and that's made a difference...

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