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Thread: I'm Going to Make a Quilt For My Mother

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    I'm Going to Make a Quilt For My Mother

    Making a quilt for your mother isn't unusual. However, my mother is 97! I'm planning on giving it to her for Mother's Day. I have been quilting just three years and my first four quilts were baby quilts. Then I made a quilt for my husband and daughter. I'm hoping she lives long enough to see it. She doesn't need a quilt. She learned to quilt probably 15 years ago so has quilts of her own. But since she is the one who taught me to sew way back when, I want to make one for her. When she passes I'll keep it for myself.

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    Super Member Tink's Mom's Avatar
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    Maybe you should let her see the progress as you work on it....it will give her something to anticipate.
    Tink's Mom (My name is really Susie)

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    Power Poster joyce888's Avatar
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    I agree with Tinks Mom. I was gong to make a bed quilt for my Mother's 80th birthday and she passed away 7 months before her birthday. I did make her a lap quilt that she used every day and loved but I wish I had made the bed quilt sooner.

    Four things you can't recover: The stone.....after the throw. The word......after its said. The occasion.....after its missed. The time......after its gone

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    Junior Member Jennifer's Avatar
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    Any quilt you gift your mother will be special in her eyes. Instead of a large quilt, you could make her a lap quilt which will take less time. Maybe gift it to her for Valentine's Day or any special day you spend with her.

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    Power Poster Jingle's Avatar
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    What a great idea. I know she will love whatever size quilt you make for her.
    Another Phyllis
    This life is the only one you get - enjoy it before you lose it.

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