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Thread: forgotten quilt finally finished

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    Red face forgotten quilt finally finished

    Here is a quilt that was handed into our local hospice that was found in the home of someone who had passed away. With the help of my craft circle I've finished it. When we came to take out the card templates . they had things like 7shillings and eleven pence on. For those who don't know british money. this means they were pre decimal which came in in 1971. So this quilt has been over 30 years in the making. I hope you agree we've done a pretty good job and are lucky retro designs are in fashion as we are going to raffle it to make money for Farleigh day hospice in Maldon Essex. UK.
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    Very nice, good job

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    very nice !!
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    Pretty quilt, and great job! I love that every quilt has a story, and we know this one goes back a long way.

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    Very pretty quilt...hope you raise a lot of money for the hospice center.
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    Very pretty, and worth several Crown at least

    Maldon ... I think I've been through there. My husband grew up in Loughton (where the M11 & M25 meet).
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    Thats very pretty. You all did a great job. Love the colors.

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    I love those colors. It is a great finish.
    It makes me feel happy to know that this quilt has been finished.
    I do hope it gets a home where it is appreciated.
    It would be nice if your story was known by the winner of the quilt.
    Perhaps a label with that info could be attached to the back.
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    Love the hexies & colors!!!
    Just passing through!

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    Beautiful!! Love the quilt!
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    Always a winner! You did a great job. Hope it brings in lots of money and also lots of happiness to its new owner.

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    Beautiful quilt!! It's a treasure!

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    Beautiful!
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    WOW - beautiful job, just love the colors
    Have a Blessed day
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    A quilt filled with love, I glad you finished it. With a quilt this pretty your raffle is bound to be a success.
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    What a lovely quilt. You did a fabulous job of finishing it.

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    I love those colors! They are so happy! Wow, 30 years.
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    Very nice, I love the colors.

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    wow! very lovely! it would also be a nice idea if a museum could / would purchase it and display it with the story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Surfergirl View Post
    Very pretty quilt...hope you raise a lot of money for the hospice center.
    So do I! Beautiful quilt! I don't think that pattern ever gets out of style.
    God Bless,
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    Love the colors in this quilt, I hope the raffel goes well.

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    such a lovely quilt. i'm glad it was finished. enjoy!!

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    Such a beautiful quilt, and so glad its has met a destiny!

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    I always admire any hexi quilt, especially after working on one myself (won't be finished for another 10 years, I think!)and realizing all the efforts tht go into it. You did great with finishing it and perhaps you can get the story in the paper and generate more interest. :-)
    She who dies with the most fabric, didn't sew fast enough!

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    It is a truly beautiful quilt. I hope it raises a lot of money.
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