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Thread: Door hanging for senior

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    Door hanging for senior

    Our ex-neighbour, aged 88, loves to hang small quilt hangings I've made on her door at the Seniors Centre where she lives. While I've made her a Christmas one, I forgot about making her a winter one. Our son went to see her last week and she had her Spring themed one hanging backwards on her door as she had nothing for winter to display. So I quickly made her this winter one! Because of the glitter in the fabrics I used glittery white for the binding and also used metallic thread for the quilting. Since I took the photos, hubby has finished making the dowel rod, putting wood knobs on the ends and of course attaching his fishing line for hanging it. LOL!
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    That is so sweet of you to remember her. It must brighten her day.
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    Very pretty and I am thankful for sweet people like you

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    How sweet! She will love this one.
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    ​Lovely that she appreciates them and that you think of her!

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    Sweet of you to do these for her! Lovely work!
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    How kind of you. Lovely door hanging. My Mom will be 88 this year. I never thought of making her a door hanging. Great idea.

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    Ditto to what has been said. We know that she will be thrilled with the new door hanging. God bless. BrendaK
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    How pretty for winter! How kind you are for thinking of her
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    Your door banner is perfect, but I am most impressed with the son who goes to visit an elderly neighbor in the Senior Care Center, and also takes note of her surroundings.

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    It looks great! My mother lives in senior apartments within a facility, and doorhangings are a wonderful addition to the space. In addition, they are conversation starters. It is nice to change them out seasonally.

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    that is so nice!!!
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    That's very pretty!! The quilted snowflakes are a touch of genius!! Great job!!

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    How nice of you! Lovely.

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    Such an attractive addition to her collection of festive seasonal art. Will brighten more than one person's day there!

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    How very nice of you to make this for her. It is lovely!

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    What a sweet thing to do!! I love it. So very pretty.
    so many quilts to make, so little time.

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    I really like that!

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    That is so nice of you to do that for your friend. It makes you feel good to give a quilt to someone who appreciates it.

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    That is lovely. I kept my mother's door decorated and she loved it. She thought she made the hangings. I miss her.
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    What a lovely way to dress up her space.

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    I can almost see her big smile when this was presented to her! A very thoughtful, beautiful gift!
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    Oh that is so pretty.Bright and cheery!

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    Give your son a big hug from us! How sweet!. I loved going to visit my MIL and seeing all the door decorations. I too made a few for her.

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    What a great personalization of her space! A fine gift.

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