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Thread: Antique Quilt

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    Antique Quilt

    I was gifted this Irish Chain Quilt from an uncle after his wife died. It is all hand pieced and hand quilted. Each square is quilted in different designs... I'll try to get it to show this. It is well over a 100 yrs old.
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    What a wonderful treasure. beautifully done.

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    You are lucky to have such an heirloom. Just gorgeous.

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    A beautiful treasure!
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    wow, beautiful
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    Wow you are very lucky!!! An amazing gift

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    How beautiful!
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    Beautiful --so nice

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    wow great quilting
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    It's lovely.

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    Ageless, so wonderful for you!
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    What beautiful quilting.

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    Absolutely gorgeous quilting and still so white. You really have a treasure to enjoy.
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    simply beautiful!
    put off till tomorrow what you can do today, and if you procrastinate long enough, you may never have to do it.

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    Very nice, I love old blue and white quilts.

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    Wonderful family treasure.
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    That is a fabulous quilt, made more special by being passed to you through family. What a treasure!

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    Wow! It’s beautiful!

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    Thanks for sharing!

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    As Radar would say "You lucky pup!". It is wonderful.
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    Priceless. Thanks for sharing. BrendaK
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    Just beautiful!
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    Somebody had the quilting gene!! That's lovely, any other history on it?

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    Wonderful that your uncle knew just who would appreciate it.

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