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Thread: In Loving Memory

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    This is a memory quilt I recently completed for my DGD intensive care nurse. All of the animals on this quilt (there are 5 different ones) except the little gray cat in the center died in a house fire this summer. He was badly burned but is recovering. I hope it will bring her pleasant memories and some comfort. I stitched all of their names around the inner border. I think it worked ok. It is the first time I have programmed something like this into my machine. I like the colors (my daughter picked them) and hope she does too.

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    Close up of each pet ecept the husky
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    Names of each surround the center
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    Beautiful. she will love it.

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    What a nice idea. I'm sure it will be a comfort to her after losing her pets.

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    What a Wonderful thing to do!!!!

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    She is going to full in love with this quilt so special.

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    She will love the memories and good for you to do this for her.

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    Aw, she will LOVE it!

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    Awwww what a sweet quilt!! DGD is going to love it :D:D:D

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    Thoughtful.
    Loving.
    Handmade.
    Intensely personal.
    What could possibly make a better gift?!!
    It's a blessing she will cherish. :)
    Jan in VA

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    heartwarning - nice extra touch on your borders.

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