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Thread: Home of the Brave Quilt finished

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    Super Member mimisharon's Avatar
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    Terri was here and saw it in the pinning stage and wanted to see the final product...it's a gray/white stripe in the blocks, with 2 shades of brown as the Xs, I used the same gray and white on the back side, with the two browns alternating as binding.

    August 2011 Home of the Brave Quilt
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    Looks great :thumbup:

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    Thank you for making this quilt. My sister's family recieved one for their son's death. He was a vet of Iraq and spent 17 months there. He came home just fine but was killed in a car accident 13 months later. The quilt means so much to them. She says its like a hug from him. I am so greatful for quilters like you who donate their time and talent for making some thing that will be treasured for a lifetime.

    It's a beautiful quilt.

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    Nice to see HOTB quilts here. I made two which have found their homes with families. Have one top done and ready for quilting. Plus have blocks for a least one more.
    Mine are done with a variety of FQ's with Civil War look.

    I met a gentleman who received a HOTB quilt, not one I worked on. He gave me a big hug as a thank you. It meant a lot to him and his wife to receive the quilt. Their son was in his early 20's when he was killed in Iraq.

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    I made one for my son that served in Afganistan also. He is home now and going to college. I am going to give it to him for Christmas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maryb119
    Thank you for making this quilt. My sister's family recieved one for their son's death. He was a vet of Iraq and spent 17 months there. He came home just fine but was killed in a car accident 13 months later. The quilt means so much to them. She says its like a hug from him. I am so greatful for quilters like you who donate their time and talent for making some thing that will be treasured for a lifetime.

    It's a beautiful quilt.
    Thank that family for me, Maryb, tell them I appreciate their son's keeping us safe. I'm so glad they got a quilt and that it's of comfort to them.
    Hugs,
    Sharon

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    Super Member mimisharon's Avatar
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    I've just made a bunch of blocks and found some at a sale that were already made. Gave them to our coordinator here as our state has lost five more recently. Heartbreaking that we have this happening still.

    Hugs to all!

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    What a wonderful graphic quilt

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    What a wonderful graphic quilt

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    Lovely

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