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Old 06-24-2012, 04:46 PM
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What a wonderful woman!
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:03 PM
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I did Rebecca, but I don't know the name of the pattern. Anyone out there know?

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It sounds like you had some very special times with a really special woman. And her quilt is just fabulous! Is that the "Cracker" pattern? I love it! And all by hand!
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:12 PM
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I enjoyed your story so much! Beautiful quilt and lots of great memories!
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:20 PM
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What a family treasure!!!!!
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When my husband & each of his cousins got married, his Grandmother in Alpine, Tn made them each a quilt for their weddings - about 15 of them I believe. As I was the 2nd wife, she told me appologetically, there would not be another quilt as her sight no longer allowed her the fine work by that time. No problem - I got the quilt from his first union, pictured below. All of Grandma Chloe's quilts are hand pieced and quilted. I don't even know that she owned a machine - I remember her sewing area & fabric in the attic but I don't remember a machine. Before her passing about 10 years ago, I got to spend time with her on several visits where she taught me to hook a rug from fabric, cook with lard (we don't really use that in Hawaii), about lightning bugs, see a calf born, and other wonderful memories from the Southern family...Our daughter is named for Grandma Chloe.
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Very pretty nice story!!
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:31 PM
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How lovely of you to name your daughter is Chloe after her. What an honor
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Just beautiful and thank you for sharing
Have a Blessed day
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Old 06-24-2012, 05:46 PM
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Great story and a beautiful quilt! Thanks for sharing.
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:01 PM
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What wonderful memories you have to go along with the awesome quilt!! Keep the memories alive with YOUR quilt
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:04 PM
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I am so glad you were able to spend time with your DH's grandma. She sounds like a wonderful and interesting person. I love that you now have the quilt she made your DH, it is beautiful and a treasured keepsake for your family.
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