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Thread: A tribute quilt for Becky

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    Junior Member Keepmelaffn's Avatar
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    Every Wednesday evening, Bill and I attend the flag retiring ceremony at the plaza in old town Orange, CA.


    Organizers started this event 2 years ago. A young woman by the name of Becky was attending the university here in town and volunteered to play taps during the ceremony. At the beginning of this school year, she transfered to USC in Los Angeles. But, ever faithful to our "cause", Becky takes the train into Orange EVERY Wednesday evening to play her bugle during the flag lowering.


    I found a quilt pattern online that I thought suitable to use in making lap quilts for the V.A. hospital in our area, but without much forethought, I decided to make a bit larger quilt to give to Becky as a "thank you" gift for all that she does to honor our military troops wherever they may be, and for giving us the pleasure of knowing her.


    The quilt measures 45"x60"...just the right size for her to cuddle up with when she's in her dorm room doing homework (sigh)!


    Am sharing pics of the quilt and the ever so sweet recipient...
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    Hooray for Becky and for you! :thumbup: I'm sure she will love the quilt! It's beautiful! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    How wonderful! I love the 'Tie a yellow ribbon' quilt! And what a beautiful young lady she is! Kudos to both of you!

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    Great gift! Good for you!

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    Awww you have me all teary eyed (((HUGS))) to both of you (((HUGS)))

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    Quote Originally Posted by amma
    Awww you have me all teary eyed (((HUGS))) to both of you (((HUGS)))
    @Amma...I hear that! You should see me on the first Wed. of the month when our speaker reads off the names of the previous month's fallen heroes...OMGosh...my heart gets sooo sad! We were at a "Welcome Home" for a young soldier a week and a half ago...soon as I saw his mom crying...well...let's just say...I lost it!

    :cry:

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    What a dedicated person Becky is. And what a thoughtful thing for you to do for her.

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    I think that is awesome of both of you.

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    Wonderful!

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    Wonderful gift to a wonderful young lady. It is so true.
    It is more blessed to give than to receive...Oh how true.

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