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Hunters Star with Freemotion Feathers for my kids dad

Old 03-09-2015, 03:20 PM
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Default Hunters Star with Freemotion Feathers for my kids dad

My kids told me their dad wondered when I was going to make him a quilt since I've been making them for everyone else - we've been divorced for many years, but still are friends, so I thought why not. As I worked on this quilt I had lots of memories of years gone by, some good, some not that great, but it is part of our history, and I'm glad I made it for him.
My Daughter helped with the quilt sandwich, and after it was all pinned, I searched for a simple feather design I could FMQ so I didn't have to mark anything. Not perfect, but I'm still learning.
This quilt will be a surprise - the kids will just make his bed up with someday when they are visiting, and wait for him to spot it - I look forward to hearing his reaction!
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:25 PM
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It's a beautiful quilt...and you obviously have a good heart. I'm sure it means a lot to your kids that you did this....and will mean a lot to their dad as well.
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:27 PM
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It's beautiful and will be appreciated! Your kids will appreciate you for doing it also! Great deal all around!
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:31 PM
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Very nice quilt. So pretty, I love the stars. So nice of you to make it for him.
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Old 03-09-2015, 03:31 PM
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This means as much to your children as your ex. After all the kids didn't divorce him. You're so good to make this for him. You both are so good to remain friends. So many people don't. By the way, your quilt is so very pretty. And the quilting.
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I love that! I think it's great that you are friends with your ex. It's so much better for the kids that way.
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Old 03-09-2015, 04:00 PM
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You are a good person. It's true, the kids didn't get a divorce. Making your ex this quilt will help the kids see that you can still be a kind person even when you disagree on stuff. The quilt is beautiful. I'm excited to think what he will say when he sees it on his bed.
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Your cat appears to be approving of your work. Your quilting is excellent being so easy to over quilt. Fabric selection and layout was terrific. I am sure he will be pleased with it.
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What a nice gift! Your quilt is really pretty
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wonderful quilt. good heart.
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