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Old 05-17-2010, 12:23 PM
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Hi I'm the desertrose from AZ and I have a dear friend from my childhood days and she recently lost her third child. He was a 35 year old soldier who died of complications received during his third combat mission in Iraq. I would like to make her a special quilt to wrap herself in on those bad days. Something that will let her know I'm there with her. Any suggestions anyone may have would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-17-2010, 12:38 PM
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Buy some flag material and make it the center of the design. That will show honor to both him and why he died. You could also include patches from his unit on it if you could get them.

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Old 05-17-2010, 12:40 PM
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Please PM me if you would like some help with piecing some blocks. I would be honored to help you with this.
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{{{{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}}}} for the loss

So sorry .

No suggestions , but I am sure someone here will come up with the perfect pattern :thumbup:

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So so sad. My prayers are with u both. U could do a pic quilt with a few pics and put stars blocks in it....
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Old 05-17-2010, 01:10 PM
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So sorry! Do you and your friend have a common interest that you could do, or her favorite flowers (maybe a flower garden feel). There is this quilt called Warm Wishes which is very nice. Maybe in the blocks you could add pictures of you and her through the years together.
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Originally Posted by sharon b
{{{{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}}}} for the loss

So sorry .

No suggestions , but I am sure someone here will come up with the perfect pattern :thumbup:

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My thoughts and prayers are with you both!
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Old 05-17-2010, 03:44 PM
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Prayers for families of those that have lost loved ones
in the war.
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Old 05-17-2010, 04:11 PM
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What a nice gesture for your friend. I'm sure she'll feel the love from you in whatever quilt pattern you use.
Here's a link I found:
http://www.prayerquilt.org/downloads...yer_Square.pdf
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Old 05-17-2010, 05:40 PM
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Below is a link for a stylized flag wall hanging. It could perhaps be enlarged for a lap quilt.

http://www.connectingthreads.com/cfk...ay.cfm?ID=2386
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