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Thread: A challenge from his wife

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    A challenge from his wife


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    thanks for posting the link. not only is his quilt awesome, but the stories of the other quilters is fascinating.
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    I have seen a similar quilt, also made by a man, also in hexes, in the Western KY Univ. museum.

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    WOW Thanks for sharing that was very interesting. I can tell you if I made that bet with my hubby you wouldn't be seeing that quilt - or any quilt.

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    Here is another article:
    http://www.museum.state.il.us/muslin...s_smhist.html#

    click the link at the bottom of the article to view the quilts in color.

    Such an amazing and beautiful showing of craftsmanship.
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    Talk about patience. At least he had a steady hand.

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    Good article. That man was really serious about the challenge.
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    Wow! That is truly amazing! It really struck me that he worked with rocks and dynamite by day and 1/4" hexies by night.
    Chasing Hawk, your link filled out so much more of the story. Did you all see how diverse his interests were?
    Last edited by BuzzinBumble; 07-01-2014 at 06:25 AM.

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    That is a very cool story!

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    Aw geez. He probably enjoyed quilting because it took his mind off his job!

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