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    2 of 3 quilts making for foster children

    Here are two of three quilt tops I am doing for foster children. My camera for some reason does not capture the colors very well.....But I am pleased as to how they turned out so far. Gonna get backing and batting cut this coming week so I can get them done and in the mail....
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    They are both beautiful! So bright and cheerful!

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    nice and happy

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    Both are terrific! Great fabrics, and the children will love to have a special something to cuddle up with! Bless you for doing this~
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    What a wonderful thing to do! Being a foster child can be tough a lot of times, this will bring some love and sunshine into their lives!
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    Those look good.
    Color problems are generally lighting problems. Look at the settings on your camera. If you are using incandescent lights, for example, the pictures may appear too yellow.

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    Two little ones will sure be lucky to get to cuddle in these little beauties! Bless you for your kind gesture!
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    Both are very pretty!!
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    They will love them!
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    Such bright pretty colors and so special to give to a child who often has little to call their own. Thank you for doing this.

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    Your beautiful quilts will add a little extra love to two very deserving children. Bless you!
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    They are beautiful, they will be appreciated,well done.
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    Those are darling, the kids will love them!

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    You have got working with color down to an art form. I love the colors you chose, they add so much to the focus fabric. Great job!
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    Wonderful, you made good use of those beautiful center fabrics.
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    Beautiful girl quilts, beautiful colors and fabrics. They will love these. Good of you to make them.
    Another Phyllis
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    How nice and nice of you to do for foster kids.
    Love your kindness

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mariposa View Post
    Both are terrific! Great fabrics, and the children will love to have a special something to cuddle up with! Bless you for doing this~
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    Such happy quilts for such a good cause!
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    Very nice quilts... love the colors...... very bright and cheerful.... ;-)

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    It's always good to bless foster children with a quilt, make sure they know it was made for them special with love.
    Create something beautiful from scraps.

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    Making a fun or beautiful quilt for a child who probably never had something so much "just for themself" is a wonderful way to "take a break" between the more challenging designs. I do it also and know how much it can mean. The last time I did this I knew the family and took the quilts over to the kids. They didn't react much until they were told to take them, they were theirs. The two girls (about 7 and 10) took the quilts wrapped themselves in them, went into their bedroom and when I peeked in they were studying the quilts. Later I asked if I coud take a picture of them with their quilts and they would not put the design side out! They said that was their side, almost as if by sharing the specialness they might loose it! It was a beautiful gift they returned to me.

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    What a great idea. I have done kids quilts but never even thought of this....good idea I think I will call and see if there are any kids In my area that fit this category. I am making some lap quilts for the nursing home for those residents that do not have any family members. I love the fabric you used, those kids will just love them. Thanks for sharing.
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    Very nice--pretty colors!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sierra View Post
    Making a fun or beautiful quilt for a child who probably never had something so much "just for themself" is a wonderful way to "take a break" between the more challenging designs. I do it also and know how much it can mean. The last time I did this I knew the family and took the quilts over to the kids. They didn't react much until they were told to take them, they were theirs. The two girls (about 7 and 10) took the quilts wrapped themselves in them, went into their bedroom and when I peeked in they were studying the quilts. Later I asked if I coud take a picture of them with their quilts and they would not put the design side out! They said that was their side, almost as if by sharing the specialness they might loose it! It was a beautiful gift they returned to me.

    How awesome, warms my heart.
    Myrna

    They say money does not buy happiness, but it buys fabric & fabric makes me happy!!

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