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Old 01-20-2019, 04:24 AM
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A co-worker couldn’t find a quilter to make a queen-sized family tree quilt for her in-law’s anniversary, so she asked if I would. I quilt but had never appliquéd, but she didn’t mind because I was the only person who was willing to try. She wanted a simple quilt with the main focus on the tree. I drafted a few designs and this is the one she liked best. I saved my tree pattern in case I ever decide to make another 4 foot appliqued tree—although I highly doubt it!
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Old 01-20-2019, 04:48 AM
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Wow - and for a co-worker too! I'd be tempted to keep that for little ol' me!
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:07 AM
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Gorgeous quilt and very nice design. Your co-worker is a very lucky person. Beautifully done.
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:08 AM
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​Cute quilt!
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:19 AM
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The quilt looks great, and I can see names embroidered on the leaves - You did a great job!
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:23 AM
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so beautiful! simple you said? I am not good at all at appliqués.
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:34 AM
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What a fabulous quilt...I love the birds too. You did an amazing job.
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Oh, my, that is gorgeous!
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Old 01-20-2019, 05:49 AM
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I had wanted to do something like this for our 50th anniversary with names on leaves too. I say I can't draw, but actually did manage a tree that did look like a tree-lol, but ended up doing something else I thought he might like. He does, so he never knew of my original idea.
You did a great job for never having appliqued. I wish I could bring it close up to see better. Great co-worker you are too!
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You did a wonderful job!!!
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