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Thread: backside and old lap quilt

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    Junior Member bettyjo's Avatar
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    I made this lap quilt in 1996 when husband was dying of cancer. I quilted a lot back then. It gave my hands something to do when he was awake and wanted me near. After he was gone. I put quilting away until last Nov. It brought to many memories.. So glad that it now brings happy memories.
    also back side of "EYES Watching"
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    Very nice quilt. Many here have used quilting as a safe, peaceful place to go when they are dealing "things". Glad that you have come back to it and that it is once again a good place to be.

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    Your quilt is very peaceful. So many of us have found solace in quilting. While my only sister was dying of cancer 4 years ago, I too was able to find peace in my quilting. I am glad that you have good memories of the past and your husband. Now it is time to come back to your craft and enjoy it once again. Welcome back.

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    Very nice!

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    Quilting has brought so much stress release for me..Very nice quilt too

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    Very nice quilt!
    Glad it can now bring you happy memories!

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    Beautiful quilt! I too quilt to relieve stress as many others on this board! I'm glad you're back to the happy quilting times!!

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    Very nice quilt!! Your statement reminds me of our 4-H pledge, as a kid.
    To use our heads , hands, heart and health.
    It all works to keep our sanity through very stressful times.
    Welcome back to quilting. Seems to be a safe harbor for a lot of us, in a storm tossed world.

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    I'm glad you found your way back

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    Nice work.

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