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Thread: Found in the Attic some Quilting blocks

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    Super Member henryparrish76's Avatar
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    Hey Everyone! I hope you are all staying warm and that everyone has a Merry Christmas.

    I am at my parents today and I just got down from the attic where I found in my great grandma's old trunk a bunch of quilting squares and some were done into blocks already. These are from sometime in the 70's I think. She died in 1984 and hadn't done any quilting since 1980 when her eyesight got so bad that she couldn't see the thread and needle anymore. My mom didn't even know these were in the trunk, she had never opened it. Besides these things there were several old newspapers, eyeglasses, sheets etc.....
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    Super Member Barb_MO's Avatar
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    I'm anxious to see what you make out of these.

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    Henry that is a wonderful Christmas surprise :mrgreen: Hope the rest of your holiday is just as fantastic :thumbup:

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    What a great find for you !!! Enjoy making something with them.

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    Awesome treasures!!! What a wonderful bonus Christmas present :D:D:D

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    What a family treasure!

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    What an amazing gift. Congrats.

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    What a suprise gift.

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    What a treasure! What ya gonna make with them.

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    i love the plaid and pink. i can't wait to see what you do with them

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    Merry Christmas right back to you henry! This was such a wonderful "find" now. I know she would be happy that you will finish it for her. Bless her heart. Have fun with it.

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    Henry -

    That is a real Christmas treasure. I hope you make something awesome out of them. Are there enough that you could center a project for all your family members around one block? That way everyone could have one of Grandma's blocks.

    It's funny how everything comes back around, isn't it? Brown combos (with pink, turquoise, mint green, or light blue) have become very popular again.

    Merry Christmas,

    Darren

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    thanks everyone for your thoughts............I will keep you all updated as to what I do with these blocks and squares. :)

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    What a wonderful "find"!!!! :D

    We will all look forward to seeing the results of these blocks! :D :D

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    What a special find!!

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    What a great find.

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    There is enough here that I can make a full sized quilt!!!!

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    Those are always the best kind of surprises.

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