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Thread: Charity Quilts

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    Charity Quilts

    I sewed 6 quilt tops at my last retreat. Yesterday, I got two of them quilted. I used the serpentine stitch on my machine elongating it some and as wide as my machine allows 7.0 . Since I hope to turn them in on Monday, I'd better get going on the rest
    I love that there are hearts on the backing as these are for the local cancer center

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    Nice! I love the colors you chose for the first quilt.
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    Such a worthwhile project. Do they require a certain size. Lost two of my best friends to cancer and would be interested in making some for our local hospital. Thanks, grammasharon
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    Beautiful! They will be much appreciated. I love pastel one so much.
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    Nicely done! These will be so appreciated. I like the stitch you used too. Wish my machine had it.
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    Those are lovely. The serpentine stitch looks great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grammasharon View Post
    Such a worthwhile project. Do they require a certain size. Lost two of my best friends to cancer and would be interested in making some for our local hospital. Thanks, grammasharon
    I called the cancer center to ask what size they prefer... the centers are not all the same. Our center prefers 3'x4'. I also make knit and crochet ones for them because I can do that lying down when I'm resting.
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    Very pretty quilts and for such a good cause. They will be loved & appreciated.

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    These will be appreciated.

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    Super. Thanks for doing this. BrendaK
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