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Thread: Grandmother's quilt 1922

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    Grandmother's quilt 1922

    Deep down I think this is the one that got it all started. Like I don't have enough iron's in the fire.
    Goldie Blanch Burns made this quilt as she lay in bed recovering from a Copperhead Snake bite on her foot.
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    Beautiful, such precise piecing
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    Beautiful, especially when you consider how it was made. Looks like it been much loved and much used. I hope you treasure it.

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    Very pretty. What a treasure.

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    I found something similar to this when my father in law passed away in 2001. We were going through some of his things and I found a trunk that had old quilts in it and in the bottom was a quilt top. Such a great find to work on and finish for my husband.
    Pam Riggs

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    That is very special!
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    What a treasure. It looks great. That is a lot of work for hand piecing.

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    Yes, this is a treasure. Not just for me but my family as well. I have tried to instell a love of history in my kids, I just hope it takes. People don't realize just how much of are American history is thrown away every day.

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    It is beautiful!!!!!

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    What a pretty quilt. You have a treasure.

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    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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    Don't you just love when you find 'buried treasure' like this?
    Be the change you want to see in this world. Ghandi

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    Beautiful, such perfect work!
    Margie....wannaBsewer
    favorite poem..Outwitted by Edwin Markham...He drew a circle that shut us out..heretic, rebel a thing to flout.
    But Love and I had the wit to win,
    We drew a circle that took him in!

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    Wow! That is so beautiful.Lucky you.
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    wow that is nice, I have that pattern all cut out, but have not yet attempted to piece it together.

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    Oh Dear! She was lucky to be alive much less making a beauiful hand pieced quilt.
    RedGarnet222

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    And she did it without any strip piecing! Beautiful quilt. Thanks for sharing.
    God Bless,
    Rachel

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    Absolutely gorgeous. What a treasure.

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    Beautiful. Just like all women of that era, you may be down, but you're not out and you are always productive.
    This is a real treasure.

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    I love the lone star quilt design. I have never seen one made entirely of one color, but I must say I do love it. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Alma
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    That is a beautiful quilt.

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    by cherishing your grandmother's quilt and retelling its story, you may be surprised by how much love of their past you have instilled into your kids. And it my not be anything that you wil see soon. There comes a time in life when what happened years ago and what they had to do things with will be of interest to the next generation.
    You may have spurred on the next best quilt historian. Beautiful Quilt!
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    What a beautiful quilt!!

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    Love this shade of blue as well as this quilt pattern.
    Carol

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    What a great treasure you have. She sure put a lot of time and work into it.
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