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Thread: Finally got my grandmother's quilting stuff!!!

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    Six years ago my grandmother passed away and a few weeks after that I asked my aunt (that is who she live with) if she ever got rid of my mamaw's quilting things I wanted them. Well I never did hear anything from her and then the phone rang yesterday and it was my aunt and she ask me if I still wanted my mamaw 's quilting stuff and I say YES. Well she brought some of it over here yesterday and wow did she have a lot. Some of the fabric was yardages and some of it was scraps and a box full of patterns! The patterns are mostly made of cereal boxes and things like that. I can't wait to go through them. I'll have to get tubs for the fabric and then find a place for it!! I am so grateful that I now have something that belong to my mamaw!!

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    Good for you!! Have fun sorting and I know while sorting you will have memories of your grandmother

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    Susan you will have a ball going through that fabric.

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    Wonderful, you can now go down memory lane.

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    What a treasure you have :) And to think that you will be pasting down 3 generations of love in one quilt :thumbup: What a bless :P :P :P :P

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    Have fun with all those treasures!

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    Congratulations!!

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    Each piece means so much more because it belonged to your mamaw

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    lovely!

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    Have fun with your new treasures.

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    Wow. thats awesome.. Cant wait to see pics..

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    Quote Originally Posted by picture09
    Six years ago my grandmother passed away and a few weeks after that I asked my aunt (that is who she live with) if she ever got rid of my mamaw's quilting things I wanted them. Well I never did hear anything from her and then the phone rang yesterday and it was my aunt and she ask me if I still wanted my mamaw 's quilting stuff and I say YES. Well she brought some of it over here yesterday and wow did she have a lot. Some of the fabric was yardages and some of it was scraps and a box full of patterns! The patterns are mostly made of cereal boxes and things like that. I can't wait to go through them. I'll have to get tubs for the fabric and then find a place for it!! I am so grateful that I now have something that belong to my mamaw!!
    I am just tickled pink for you...YAAAHHOOOO.....
    enjoy those cereal box templates...they are very dear! My Granny let me trace those when I was just 5 years old..I remember it like it was yesterday and NOT 45 years ago..hhahahha

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    How nice. I hope you enjoy going through your Grandmother's stash.

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    Awwww How sweet that your DA remembered! You are so lucky to have all of these treasures :D:D:D

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    How wonderful that you got them. Sounds like you are the only one interested in carrying on the quilting/sewing tradition.

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    Glad your Aunt thought of you, have fun!

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    How lucky you are to get your Mamaw's quilting things. I got my Grandmothers treadle machine after my Mom died. I have already given it to my oldest daughter. She doesn't sew but loves the memories and the sense of history.

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    Good for you

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    Very nice! I'm sure you will treasure the items.

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    How wonderful for you! My Grammy was a quilter, too and what I would give to have something of hers.

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    Yes I am the only quilter , my aunt doesn't even know how to thread mamaw's machine but she said she was going to learn so she can repair clothes when they tear "IN THE SEAMS" lol! I have went through the fabric and will take pics as soon as I get some tubs to put in. Right now its still in bags!!

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    What a nice thing to have!

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    Good for you! Have fun going thought it all.

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    A nice treasure

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    Oh what fun!

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