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Old 08-18-2012, 04:37 PM
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This is a quilt I made honoring my mother, now that I am also a grandmother. My 87 years young mother still makes baby clothes by hand for friends, relatives and acquaintances. (You can see her sewing area in one of the pictures.) She has dressed hundreds of babies in her lifetime. I wanted to make a throw for her that would be in colors that she uses for the clothes. This is what I came up with: Grandmother's flower garden centers that I hand appliqued to the green, then sewed together the squares for the center of the quilt. Then I had to figure out how to make the border wrap around the corners - half a log cabin did the trick. I think she was impressed that I would take the time to do something for her. She deserves this and yes, she liked it. I used a Pentel gel pen for the label and embroidered flowers and leaves in the rayon thread that she uses for her baby clothes.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:43 PM
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Nice job and good idea
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:45 PM
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What a beautiful honor to your mother! Great job! Thank you.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:47 PM
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That is a beautiful quilt
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:48 PM
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What a sweet picture of a precious moment in time. Love is in the air.... thanks for sharing.
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Old 08-18-2012, 04:49 PM
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How sweet is that your Mom sure looks to be a very sweet lady, she has such a wonderful smile.
This was so sweet of you to do for her and it is Beautiful!!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:06 PM
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That is just wonderful the honor your Mother like that. The quilt is beautiful and I know she is happy with it because I saw her smile on her face. Thank you fro sharing.
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Beautiful!
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Well you made her happy....
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That is so sweet. Lovely quilt!!!
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