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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:44 AM
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    Way back when I was a little boy, I remember sitting at the feet of my Meemaw (Grandma), and Great Aunts "helping" them while they made quilts. I loved playing with the fabrics, and wanted to sit behind the sewing machine so badly! However, my job was to cut apart the pieces that were being chain stitched. Those were some of the happiest days of my life spending time with them in their sewing rooms. Never did I think one day I would actually have a sewing room of my own. One in which I would be making quilts! Well, it happened this year! I used my grandmother's old Spartan sewing machine and made Christmas gifts for my family this year. I will share other pics when the quilts come back from the quilter. This quilt is going to my wonderful parents. Shhhh.....don't tell them! They have no clue! This was made using an "Origins" layer cake and charm pack, along with some additional yardage for borders. I used this tutorial! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxC-0...&feature=feedf
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:45 AM
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    great job, and thanks for sharing with all of us
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:45 AM
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    Looks awesome, Kevin! Your parents will love it forever!
    Looking forward to seeing more of your quilts! :)
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:46 AM
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    Very Nice! Welcome from Arizona.

    Originally Posted by PhotoKevin
    Way back when I was a little boy, I remember sitting at the feet of my Meemaw (Grandma), and Great Aunts "helping" them while they made quilts. I loved playing with the fabrics, and wanted to sit behind the sewing machine so badly! However, my job was to cut apart the pieces that were being chain stitched. Those were some of the happiest days of my life spending time with them in their sewing rooms. Never did I think one day I would actually have a sewing room of my own. One in which I would be making quilts! Well, it happened this year! I used my grandmother's old Spartan sewing machine and made Christmas gifts for my family this year. I will share other pics when the quilts come back from the quilter. This quilt is going to my wonderful parents. Shhhh.....don't tell them! They have no clue! This was made using an "Origins" layer cake and charm pack, along with some additional yardage for borders. I used this tutorial! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxC-0...&feature=feedf
    So much fun! Thanks for making me feel so welcomed on this board! ~ Kevin
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:47 AM
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    It looks great and I know they will love it. Congrats on fulfilling your dream!
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    sweet story welcome to the club :)
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:47 AM
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    Welcome to the Board. We expect to see more of your work!
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:47 AM
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    Great story and welcome to the board. Lovely quilt they will love it.
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:48 AM
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    What a great job. It looks incredible your parents are going to love it.
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    Old 09-13-2011, 09:48 AM
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    Your parents will be bowled over! Great job on your quilt! Welcome to the board--hope to see more of your work here soon!
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