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Thread: I'm all teared up......

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    Junior Member Suzan Larrimore's Avatar
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    Let me start by saying I am a crocheter, and have been for years. My mother and grandmother taught me when I was very young. When my mom died I inherited all of her patterns and hooks as well as all she had gotten that had been my grandmother's. Well my dad's mother was a quilter. When she died I knew my aunts had gotten to my grandmothers things and taken most if not all of it. Bear with me. My niece is now pregnant and my sister has asked me to crochet for the new baby. So I go to the small bookcase where I keep all patterns (crochet and quilting) and pull out the baby stuff. While there I see some quilting stuff that I though had been my mom's. Today I start to go through what I though were crochet patterns and there was SunBonnet Sue. I start to page through and find alot of quilting patterns. I look for print dates. They're from the 70's! OMG I have some of my grandmothers quilting patterns! I didn't think I'd ever have any of her quilting stuff. (starting to cry again) I'M SO HAPPY!

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    Congratulations. I am so happy for you.

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    How very special for you to have found these. Treasure them.

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    So glad you have your grandmothers stuff I have one block that my grandmother done in the 60's all the rest was disstoried along with her treadle machine, I wish I had received her tuffed spread but it to went mia. enjoy and know I am doing the Happy Dance for you
    retiac

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    Its a beautiful day, enjoy!

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    How wonderful... maybe it was meant for you to find them later :lol:

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    Awww, thats a sweet treasure to find!

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    Congratulations, that brought tears to my eyes, how sweet!

    I am so happy for you, hugs hugs hugs

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    That is such a Great thing to happen. I'm so happy for you!!!

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    Happy yo hear about your find.

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    Congratulations! They were there this whole time just patiently waiting for you to discover them.

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    Sweet surprise!! :thumbup: :-D

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    That is so wonderful!!! :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharon b
    How wonderful... maybe it was meant for you to find them later :lol:
    That's exactly my thought!

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    Thats fantastic! Such good memories!

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    Tearful days are good days too. Enjoy the gift you found today.

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    OK I didn't find any quilting things from my grandmother (she wasn't a quilter, but did teach me to crochet granny squares), but today (while packing up to move to NM I found her well-worn Bible. I teared up carefully turning the fragile, frayed pages taking note of the verses she had marked. She passed away in 1974. I have found a treasure too that brings her back to me.

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    I am so happy for you. What a wonderful find.

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    Awwwww, I'm so happy for you! :D

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