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Thread: I finished my mom's quilt - 60 years later

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    I finished my mom's quilt - 60 years later

    Awhile back I posted pics of my mom's quilt that I was going to make wider and bind it. For some reason she never got to it and my brother and SIL found it in the attic of the farmhouse that she ad my dad had lived in for more years than I can remember. Anyway, here it is, hope you approve.
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    Absolutely gorgeous! What a treasure.

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    A very beautiful quilt! I love the tiny floral patterns and having trying to find and collect some for a future quilt. I think you did a super job of enlarging. I would not have known where to start, but maybe someday....

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    What a beautiful treasure ! I am happy for you you have this memory and was able to finish it .

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    Turned out beautiful it was just waiting for the right person to come along and finish it congratulations on finishing a family treasure.
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    Very pretty quilt!

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    a very fine finish
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    Oh, I do love it! Now you and your family can remember your mom and make your own memories with it.

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    what a nice keep sake

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    How perfect! A quilt you worked on together. Great fabric choices too. You must be very happy about it.
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    You did a great job finishing it. I love what you did. Very special quilt.
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    Yesterday's UFO but today's treasure! If it had been finished into a quilt, it would probably be worn out and discarded.

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    The quilt is quite a treasure! Love your label!

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    Why wouldn't we approve! Anything made by mothers or any other family member is greatly appreciated and to be able to complete the process is such an honor! I think it is beautiful!

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    How wonderful that you were able to get this and finish it. I'm sure it will be a really special quilt in your home.
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    Thank you all for your generous comments. I forgot to mention that I'm going to give this quilt back to my brother and SIL since they found it in the first place. They were really excited to have it, so that's where it should be.

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    What a treasure! The connection with your Mom makes this lovely quilt even more beautiful.

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    Super job and I love the label too!

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    You did awesome in completing it!
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    What a nice treasure. Beautiful quilt and very sentimental to you.

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    Lovely treasure!! With so much meaning to you! Don't you feel so good that you completed something your mom started? Enjoy.
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    Lovely. What a priviledge to be able to share something with your mother after all these years.
    Happy Quilting,

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    Awesome work, your Mom would be proud. Thanks for sharing.
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    Wonderful!!!!!!! I helped my mother finish one she started in 1938 and finished in 2002

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    Hoow wonderful to have something that you both worked om. It is absolutely beautiful.
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