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Thread: My labor of Love

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    One of my coworkers lost her husband last year on November 30, 2009 and this year for Christmas, she asked me what she could do with his old shirts. I told her to bring them to me and some pictures of him with their kids and grandchildren. I made her son, daughter and hers Mother-in-law a lap quilt. I hope the pics come through so you can see them. They are kind of like crazy quilts-no rhyme or reason, but they meant a lot to these kids and his Mom. It was hard for me to do this as I grew up around the corner from him and went to school with him- this was more a labor of love for me as he was my friend too. I am also working on one for my coworker, but she does not know this-it will be a big surprise for her. I will send another pic when I get it finished.

    The Oldest Daughter and her kids
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    The Son who thinks he is a pirate
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    The Mother in Law
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    Moderator Jim's Gem's Avatar
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    Beautiful quilt!! What a treasure!

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    sorry the pics are sideways-I did not think to rotate before posting

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    great job, thanks for sharing with us

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    What a lovely memorial for each of these family members!

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    What a wonderful thing to do. They are going to treasure those quilts. Great job and thanks for sharing.

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    Very nice and I know his family will love them. Good of you to do this for them.

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    What a lovely thing to do for his family! :thumbup:

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    You are a treasure. That's quite a labor of love.

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    What a wonderful thing you did. Those quilts wil be treasured forever! ;)

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