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Thread: I saved it

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    I was scrounging around our local Goodwill the other day looking for fabric I could use for next year's Project Santa stockings and decided to look through the rack dedicated to Christmas decor. While looking for things that I could cut up for appliques/stockings I passed a quilt--one of those cheapy mass produced things. Wait a minute, the stitches are too small for mass production. Could it be? Did I stumble onto a hand quilted quilt? Oh my, yes I did! A beautiful red, white and green little hand done quilt. Oh dear, would I be able to afford such a treasure? Slowly I found the corner with the price tag and peeked at it scared that even at Goodwill it would be higher than I could afford. WHAT??? $15.97? Do they not recognize quality? Since that quilt was so obviously under appreciated I felt the only thing I could do was to give it a new home where it could feel wanted and loved. Here she is!

    Prairie point edging, hand quilted with varying sized hearts. The white has tiny red polka dots.
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    How lucky :) I have a vintage quilt that was all cross stitched by hand that I picked up for like 7$ at a thrift store.

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    Oh wow that is beautiful! I'm so glad she found a good home.

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    What a beauty!!!!!! So glad it found a loving home. :D

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    I'm so glad you saved it.

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    What a find! It's beautiful!

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    very pretty....be sure ''she'' has a nice place to ''showoff'' durning the holidays and beyond!!

    jodi in leavenworth

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    What a beautiful find :D:D:D

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    I'm wondering if the wide white border was put on to drop over the edge of a bed...it is great...

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    What a great save :) Glad you gave her a good home!

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    What a treasure!!! :thumbup: :thumbup: :D

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    Very beautiful. Just love it.

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    Gorgeous! So glad you recognized such a treasure!

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    Wow! Its so pretty! I'm glad it has a good home where it will be loved and appreciated.

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    Doing the happy dance for you! What a find!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LindaR
    I'm wondering if the wide white border was put on to drop over the edge of a bed...it is great...
    It's not too big, just a nice sized couch throw. I'm 5'7" and shall we say "fluffy", it's big enough to cover me, my shoulders and tuck it around my feet but I'm not sure it's big enough even for a twin bed.

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    Wow..this is really nce. Thank you for sharing :thumbup:

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    What a great rescue. glad it found a good home.

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    Beautiful.

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    You were meant to find it. Lucky you were shopping.

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    Someone didn't appreciate what they had!! It has found a loving home now. :-)

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    wow!!! how Fun is That! I have Got to start hitting the thrift stores...

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    Beautiful quilt. Lucky find!

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    Very cool find! I never find stuff like that, only junk. I guess I need to troll the stores more often. Maybe I will get lucky, too!

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    Beautiful quilt.

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