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    Old 03-07-2015, 06:41 AM
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    Isn't it true. Some quilts that we really do not like but finish anyway, will find a home and make people happy!
    I have only made 5 (reversed) quilts since I learned how to quilt, 9 years ago. I had no intention of making quilts either for sale or to give: i just wanted to learn...

    I now have 2 bed size reverse quilts and a reverse laptop quilt that I am keeping but I keep making another quilt and another quilt etc... you know how it all starts don't you?

    I played around with some scraps I had collected from my very few quilts that I have made (3 all together) because I did not want to get overwhelmed by them. So, It allowed me to try different patterns technics, QAYG, leaders/enders etc.

    the first one was a "approximate bed runner" that I found being more like a lapquilt when it was finished. I was not fond of it but placed it on my guest bed anyway. I had made a pillow sham which I am keeping.

    When my 90 y.o aunt came for a 2 night visit, she felt in love with it. WOW she left with it as I was so happy that somebody liked it and I did not want to keep it. loll
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    The second one I did just recently with some more scraps, was kind of designed by my husband on one side while I designed the reverse side which I prefer. Another one that I did not like too much and I had nobody in mind to who I could give.

    When a friend came to visit she said she loved it and she asked me if it was for sale because she was interested in buying it. I could not beleive she liked it enough to offer to pay for it. I know she would not pay much as she is on a thight budget so, I am giving it to her but she does not know yet as I want to make a personalized label for her..

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    So glad they did not end up being UFOs but got all finished ready to move on.... to a home that will welcome them...!!!
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    Old 03-07-2015, 06:44 AM
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    What a great story !!! and i think they are beautiful quilts.
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    Old 03-07-2015, 06:56 AM
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    both are great quilts
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:04 AM
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    Very nice quilts! Thanks for sharing your story
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:04 AM
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    They are beautiful and will be so loved in their new homes! Good for you ~ and you do great work!
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:28 AM
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    You have a real talent for design. Those quilts are beautiful.
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:42 AM
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    Love the quilts. Please tell your Aunt that I think she is beautiful. You have done a super job on the quilts. I am happy that the ones you didn't care for found a good home. BrendaK
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:42 AM
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    OH I like them both! Especially the second one!!!
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:50 AM
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    great story and quilts!!!
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    Old 03-07-2015, 07:55 AM
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