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Thread: Grams' last quilt.

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    Junior Member trugger's Avatar
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    In 1999, when Grams started teaching me to sew, she explained to me that, "A quilt can have either white or off white on the back."
    I, of course, wasn't about to follow that rule and had started putting all kinds of patterns on the backsides of quilts.
    At first, she was mortified and horrified.
    Ten years later, she's putting a green pattern on the backside!

    This was her last quilt that was completed about a week before her stroke. I finished the edge and gifted it to a cousin on her wedding day.

    Grams' gift to anyone marrying was a handmade quilt.
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    What a beautiful tribute.

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    You both did a great job!!

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    Pretty!

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    How great it that? Love the quilt. So fresh and clean. Perfect for a spring quilt:)

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    Beautiful quilt - love the gorgeous quilting too.

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    sweet story,too!

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    Ahhh, what a wonderful gift!
    Maureen

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    I'm sure your cousin will treasure it always, its a beautiful quilt.

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    Gorgeous quilt and a great story too!

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