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Thread: A vintage Double Wedding Ring (DWR) for a friend -- quilted by Dee

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    A vintage Double Wedding Ring (DWR) for a friend -- quilted by Dee

    I just got this quilt off the machine. My BFF found this top at an estate sale over 20 yrs ago -----for (drum roll)... $.25 --- that's 25 CENTS!!!! It was hand pieced......and had a LOT of issues. I was able to finally get it to lay flat, though I think it has a record number of "pleats" to get it to lay flat. I'll be tacking those down and binding it in the future. It's about 80 x 90" or so. I LOVED doing this -- the fabrics were beautiful! Oh -- this is all freehand.....no computer .....
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    Dee


    "A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." by George Bernard Shaw

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    Gorgeous!!!
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    Wow...I hope whoever made that quilt did some haunting..25cents??? Your quilting is beautiful!

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    Really is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Beautiful quilt and you did a great job finishing this. To think she paid a quarter for it. Your friend is going to love it.

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    I love this quilt and am so glad it found a deserving home. How sad that all that work was sold for 25 cents.

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    wonderful job you did on this precious quilt.
    will quilt 4EVER

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    A lot of hours and dedication went into this top -- and your caring takes it to the next level....may you slept well under this for years to come.

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    What a nice gift.
    Onalee Rose
    "There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living."

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    Love the fabrics and your quilting too!

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