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A gundam quilt... a first for me

Old 02-11-2020, 06:31 AM
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First, gundam is a model that once built, can turn into other things with it's moving parts. Think highly advanced Transformers. I am making this quilt for a friend of my son who is going thru chemo treatments. Yes, it's a comfort quilt, and ordinarily I would not use a lot of black, but the colors were necessary for this one. My son made the logo banner in the center top of this quilt and sent it to me. It's a gundam thing. lol
He asked for the quilt to look like a banner. I drew up a pattern and he approved. So then I made up the quilt. It was quite a challenge with all the angles, etc. The top is finished and I am off to Joanne's today for backing. None of my stash will do for this!
Here is a photo of the finished top, and of the pattern I designed for it. I'm very pleased with myself that it came out so well.
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Old 02-11-2020, 06:46 AM
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This will be just the comfort this young cancer victim is going to cling to as he goes through his treatments. This is a song of love! You will also bring hope to his parents. This quilt is a labor of love. Designed and made into this quilt it is so well done. Beautiful in workmanship and love.
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Old 02-11-2020, 06:49 AM
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Well done !
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Old 02-11-2020, 10:06 AM
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very nice design and execution of it
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You put a lot of love & thought into this one-of-a-kind special quilt. Your friend's son will surely love it & find comfort & joy each time he uses it. Thank you for sharing it with us.
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A very nice quilt for your Son's friend. Great work.
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Old 02-11-2020, 04:03 PM
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Wow, very impressive work. The recipient will be thrilled.
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That is a wonderful quilt, and a wonderful, thoughtful thing you've done! Thanks for sharing with us!
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You and your son make a good design team, and your quilt is going to mean so much to the young man. Truly unique and special gift to comfort and encourage him ..
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Bravo! Well done and so thoughtful. 👍👍
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