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Thread: A Friend's family-tree quilt

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    I think this is a wonderful idea and am considering it for myself.
    These are a Friend's foremothers going back five generations. She made and hand quilted it.
    She gave me permission to post the pictures.
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    What a great way to honor them. I don't even have the information to start something like that.

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    I love it! Such a beautiful way of displaying your family tree :D:D:D

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    Gorgeous. What a great idea!

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    Love it! Beautiful quilt

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    How cute and job well done!

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    Cute

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    Fantastic idea!! Very nice quilt!!!!!

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    Beautiful, I am a genealogist and always looking for different ways to display family members past, present and maybe future LOL
    How did you print the info on each square do it on your computer and print off?

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    Such a fabulous way to do a family tree quilt. Thank you for sharing.

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    Love it! Beautiful quilt

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltingJaguar
    How did you print the info on each square do it on your computer and print off?
    She did it by hand and then embroidered it by hand.

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    Her quilt is a wonderful way to preserve the family history. She did a marvelous job!

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    Great idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltingJaguar
    Beautiful, I am a genealogist and always looking for different ways to display family members past, present and maybe future LOL
    How did you print the info on each square do it on your computer and print off?
    I do genealogy, too, and this hit the heart in a wonderful way. I,too, wanna know how to print info on the squares.

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    very nice

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    What a great idea. I gave my husband a binder with his family tree dating by to the 14th century. I think a quilt would be a great idea and gift to give. Something to think about...

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    OH! OH! OH! You just gave me a freakin' fantastic idea! My sweet little mother passed away in June at age 98, one month shy of her 99th birthday. She loved a party and she always insisted that all 6 of her daughters who are scattered throughout the US get together at least every 5 years to throw her a birthday party. Since she didn't make it to her 100th, we all decided at her funeral to throw her a 100th anyway, and we already have reservations on her birthday weekend (there are 56 of us in 5 [now 4] generations) that will gather to celebrate her life. You just gave me the idea to make Sunbonnet Sue throws for my five sisters with Mother in the middle and each of us on a block with our birthdays embroidered on it, and give them at the reunion/birthday party next year. I have almost a year to get 5 of them done. Gotta get to planning and get to work. Oh, my, I don't know whether to thank you or not. lol.

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    Nice family tree idea! ... and I love your avatar, it that pattern attainable somewhere?

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    Wow! I want to do one of those! What a great thing to pass on to our children too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glassquilt
    I think this is a wonderful idea and am considering it for myself.
    These are a Friend's foremothers going back five generations. She made and hand quilted it.
    She gave me permission to post the pictures.
    What a unique quilt and use of little miss Sue.

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    What a cut gorgeouse,quilt. I love it

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    Cute.

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