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Old 11-27-2011, 01:28 PM
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I started this Memorial Bed runner for my baby brother yesterday for Christmas. It will be a year Dec. 29th that dad passed. I am the oldest of 5 and the brother this is for is the youngest and also my Godchild. I am posting a pic of the start and the next step I am contemplating. I don't have a pattern just making it up as I go. Also posting a pic of the other fabrics plus a shirt of my dads that I want to incorporate along with 4 other pictures of my dad not in the picture. 2 are from his military days and 2 from later years. Any thoughts or suggestions would be most welcome.

I am thinking to border this panel with the planes fabric with the USA patch and US AF patch centered.....what do you think so far?

I am thinking on using the bolder blue background Air Force fabric as the outer border
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Old 11-27-2011, 01:41 PM
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Wow, this will be an incredible memorial for your brother. I like all your fabrics and what you have done so far is great. I'm sorry for the loss of your Dad.
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Old 11-27-2011, 03:12 PM
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I like your ideas and fabrics. It's going to be perfect.
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Old 11-27-2011, 04:08 PM
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You are doing a wonderful job on the quilt. Your fabric and layout are just perfect. You are such a special person for doing this for your brother. I have the feeling that you are being guided in this project.
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You are off to a wonderful start. I love what you have done so far and know it will be cherished.
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Old 11-27-2011, 05:00 PM
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Whatever design you decide, he will love it. What a keepsake for him. Family is special. I am in the middle of six siblings.
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Very nice. I am sure your brother will love it.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:21 PM
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Such a touching quilt for your bro.
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I think it will be a cherished quilt.
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That is going to be great and you are a terrific person for doing this for your brother.
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