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Thread: Any suggestion for a family tree wall hanging ?

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    cricket1953's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    Havana. Illinois
    With Christmas fastly approaching- I wanted to do a family tree wall hanging--- any good patterns? Or has someone did one? Thanks much in advance.

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    Super Member kristen0112's Avatar
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    Jul 2010
    Salem, Oregon
    I saw one I don't remember where exactly (I was searching the internet for something else) but they had pictures of each of the family members on the tree - the picture was in the center of a pieced leaf. Try googling family tree quilts and look at the images tab.

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    Super Member sewcrafty's Avatar
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    Feb 2010
    New Hampshire
    You could do a big tree with the branches for the different parts of the family and the leaves you could put everyones name, DOB/DOD, etc.

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    Super Member Boston1954's Avatar
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    Jul 2008
    East Oklahoma - pining for Massachusetts
    A picture just came into my mind. A very large tree with many separate leaves, and each one has a name on it, written or embroidery. They could be different shades of green for different generations.

    (I just looked up family tree quilt and there are ready made panels for sale.)

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    Mar 2010
    Middle Tennessee
    A tree with fruit (like apples) with each persons name or picture on an apple. That way, as the family goes, new apples can be added on.

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    Moderator littlehud's Avatar
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    Nov 2007
    SW Iowa
    I did one for my dad. I quilted a trunk and lots of tree branches. My mom was on one side of the tree trunk and my dad was on the other. Pics of them I mean. I put a pic of their wedding picture and their announcement on the trunk. The lower branches have us kids pics and then the grandkids and their spouses and the upper branches are all the great grandkids pics. He almost cried when I gave it to him.

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