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Thread: 5 years in the making!! DH's masterpiece done at last!! Over 100,000 pieces.

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    Super Member ptquilts's Avatar
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    Well here it is finally!! I have posted before about the tiny piece quilts (wall hanging size) that DH makes out of 5/8" squares.

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-79481-1.htm

    He had always thought about making a full size quilt with these, and after having a stroke in 2005, he decided "it's now or never" - he wanted to prove he was tougher than the stroke.

    He spent over 2000 hours (he figures) cutting the pieces from scraps with scissors, and sewing them together (all on an 1878 treadle). I spent over 1000 hours handquilting it.

    He would like to sell it to a collector, and is offering a very generous finders' fee to anyone that produces a lead that results in a sale.
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    That is just amazing!! Beautiful!!!!

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    Wholly Molly!! Wow, what an accomplishment!! Have you checked to see if this is some sort of record for a quilt with the most pieces???? Bless his heart for his determination!!

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    WOW! That's simply amazing....Kudso to your hubby...!

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    Oh my goodness !!! Unbelievable!! Wonderful!! How many pieces?

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    It is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Absolutely stunning & amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Truly, these quilts belong in a museum!!!
    Just FANTASTIC!!!
    Can't imagine the patience it takes to complete these quilts!!!

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    O.o OMG

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    Super Member Vanuatu Jill's Avatar
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    Just re-read your explanation and caught that YOU hand-quilted it! Wow-you diserve kudos as well!!

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    A Maz N!!!!

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