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Thread: Quilt for friend from departed Grandmas shirts

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    Super Member knlsmith's Avatar
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    Hello. I just finished this quilt a couple weeks ago. A friend of mine's grandma past away this year and she wanted a quilt from her shirts that she wore all the time. Also was a sweatshirt that was about grandchildren and she wanted it to be in the quilt as a hole piece. I must say, I was nervous about messing up the fabric and not having enough. This is a very important quilt and wanted it to be just right. Well I work pretty much 60 hrs/ 6 nights per week from may to november so it took me 2 months from start to finish. I delivered the quilt in time for her to have for Christmas. Her mother and grandfather were brought to tears. I spent a good chunk of change for the backing, border, and binding. I did not accept paymet since she was a friend. It truly is my honor to be able to do this for her.
    Hope you enjoy it.
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    That is amazing. You created it perfectly.

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    Just lovely. What a great way to remember their grandma! You did a wonderful job!

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    I can imagine it brought tears to their eyes , it is beautiful :mrgreen: You did a wonderful job :thumbup:

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    What an incredible friend you are.. The quilt is absolutely beautiful and probably means so much to her.. I can see how it brought tears to thier eyes, even you telling the story here touched me deeply.. Awesome... Great work..

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    Hi,

    Awesome idea for a quilt! I still have my grandma's robe not sure what to make with it. I may make it into a pillow, pincushion etc.

    I have her old treadle sewing machine in a cabinet but never have used it. I will need to see if it still runs as she used it all the time.

    Karen "Craftybear" Indiana, USA

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    Such a beautiful way to remember her Grandma

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    How special----she must have been a terrific Grandma!

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    That is beautiful. What a wonderful thing to do for a friend.

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    How precious is that!

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