Colorful Stuff, story time

Old 12-16-2017, 09:20 AM
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Hello my Quilting friends. I noticed that July was the last month that I posted lol. I saw a crochet Mandala and off I went to pursue it. I took a break from La pass, the last quilt I was working on. I needed this break lol. Anyway I took three months to crochet this Mandala and then I went on to Persian Tiles. Normally, I prefer to knit, but some things just have to be crochet and here is a story.

40 years ago, My MIL crochet this king size quilt. She used double yarn and a very simple square pattern ( just something to keep her busy and happy) Well, no one used it because it was so heavy and cumbersome. It was passed on to me and I was on the verge of donating it. I started to look at the yarn and saw how very colorful it was. I decided to rip it all out, and roll into balls, it took days. I filled two king size plastic containers with yarn. Then I download the videos and pdf's of the mandala. It has taken 3 months to finish it and it so inspired me that I worked on it everyday and never got tired of working on it.

I am posting some pics of it and the Persian Tiles (I am currently finishing that one) I have just enough yarn left to finish the Persian Tile. I am presently sewing it together and then the border and all the yarn will be used up and we still have her memory of it and now Everybody want it lol....
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Old 12-16-2017, 09:24 AM
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The top two rows of the persian tiles are already sewed together and I will finish the sewing up today and hopefully I will get an idea for the border as I do not want to make the triangles to go in the sides lol.....can you imagine all those colors?
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Wow! wow! and wow!!!!

Those are beautiful.

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amazing works of art!
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That just took my breath away! It is so beautiful. I see you have it on the floor, but you wouldn't really walk on it would you?
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Absolutely gorgeous!
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​Recycled and gorgeous!
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Gorgeous! Wow...
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I hate to repeat everyone else, but WoW!! Amazing!! Stunning!! Gorgeous!! You have been very busy and are extremely talented!! Love them!!
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Fabulous & Festive! Love your colors and designs.
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