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Thread: 75 years plus quilt top

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    Senior Member grandmajuki's Avatar
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    One of my friends brought this over to quilt and said it was made by her grandmother and this lady is at least 75 years old so not sure how old this is.. It was very fragile and delicate... there were some blocks that even had some small holes... she had washed it and when I got it it looked like a wet kleenix!! After 1 1/2 hrs of pressing and startching and then got it on the quilter... you can see by some of the pinwheels that they were quite a challenge to get it quilted...but it turned out very nice and it did need very close quilting just to hold it together...
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    OMG those fabrics are fabulous!!!!!!!! I love love love antique fabrics!!
    You did a great job :D:D

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    What a great job you're doing quilting a wonderful heirloom quilt for your friend! She'll treasure it forever!
    Blessings,
    MaryAnna

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    This quilt is like a blast to the past. Memories of my grandmothers quilts:) Great job on the quilting. Wonderful way to preserve a piece of history and family heritage:)

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    An extraordinary quilting accomplishment for a fragile antique quilt. It's even more beautiful with your masterful touch. Good job!

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    the quilt turned out very nice - glad she brought it to be quilted

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    What a treasure this quilt is, should be in a museum. You really worked wonders with your quilting. You did a great job.

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    What a pretty quilt top, and you have made it beautiful with your wonderful quilting.

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    Wow... what a pretty quilt... Love the pinwheels, love the colors, and love the quilting...
    Great job!!

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    It's so cool to see something that old last so long, think of how much longer it will be around now that it's quilted.
    You did a beautiful job on the quilting.

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    Wow! I have a couple old quilts and often what the person was like by looking at the fabrics, their placement and pattern. It's interesting to see the older prints.
    You did a great job quilting it for her! Thanks for sharing.

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    hope the owner puts a lable on it. beautiful job quilting

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    Quite the quilt. Your quilting makes it even more beautifal. :thumbup:

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    Just lovely!!

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    Beautiful

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    great job

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    WOW! I love this quilt. Your quilting on it is gorgeous!

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    Beautiful treasure and beautiful quilting you did :D :thumbup:

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    This is an awesome old quilt

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    Beautiful fabric colors and beautiful quilting!!!!

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    What a treasure and you made it so it can be treasured for even longer. You did a beautiful job of quilting it.

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    The quilt is very nice but your quilting is awesome.

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    Anyone on the board recognize any of the fabrics from a quilt for which the date is known? None of them are anything I recognize.

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    That's beautiful. You did a wonderful job!

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    Excellent job and what an amazing quilt.

    Thanks for sharing,
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