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Thread: I Spy Alaska quilt finished

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    Moderator Jim's Gem's Avatar
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    I just pulled this quilt out of the dryer. I am going to give it to my Mother in Law. Last summer she took all her children and their spouses on an Alaskan Cruise. I bought this kit at one of the quilt shops that I visited.
    Tomorrow we are gathering at her home to celebrate all the September birthdays. Hers was the 8th, Mine is Sunday the 20th and DH's is Tuesday the 22nd, SIL was the 2nd her son the 29th and her DH was August 30.
    It will be first time that all my children will be together since my 2nd daughter got married 2 years ago. My eldest daughter returned from a year in Iraq 2 weeks ago. She has seen all her siblings one at a time but tomorrow all will be together along with DH's brother, and one son, his mom and step dad and his sister, her Dh and son, as well as My 2 son-in-laws and my #3 daughters boyfriend. It should be fun!!!!
    We are then going to go to Disneyland (Dh, DD#1 and I) on Monday and Tuesday (same plus DD#2 and her Dh and DD#1 DH)
    I'm sure that I will be exhausted!!!!

    The back of the quilt. I used a couple of leftover critter blocks
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    My label, done on my embroidery unit
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    GREAT JOB ! She will love it :lol: What a wonderful keepsake from the trip

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    What a great job. I know she'll love this.

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    Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous!! :D
    I really like your label, it's so thoughtful
    to do for your Mother-in-law. Great job!!
    :D :D :D :D :D

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    Great quilt. She is going to love it and maybe she'll take you some place new so you can make a quilt for that trip too.

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    I love it!! The colors, the animals, the design.

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    awesome........... she'll love it :D

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    Great quilt. I love the way the label is a permanent thank you note.

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    I got goosbumps when I read you intro--then saw the quilt. What a fabulous thank you.

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    She will definitely love it! Great colors and so interesting to look at!

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    Wonderful and very thoughtful! Have a great time!

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    That is the cutest quilt!! I bet your MIL will just love it!! :D

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    Wow!!!!.

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    Beautiful quilt, and I LOVE the label! A permanent reminder of a wonderful cruise! And I know you will have a special time while you are all together! It is difficult to get ALL family together as kids get older and have other obligations! It is great that you are getting together for birthdays! I am :mrgreen:

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    Happy birthday to all! The quilt is beautiful - a great memory of your trip

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    It turned out just beautiful!!
    What a great memory quilt!

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    Wow that's such a sweet thank you quilt i'm sure she will enjoy Pls have a wonderful time as you all get together it is hard sometime to get all the family together so have fun the quilt is beautiful and Happy Birthday to all

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    beautiful :D

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    Please let us see a picture of her face when you give it to her. Well done.

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    Thank you every one!!! I didn't get a picture of her with the quilt as I had the camara and was sitting right next to her when she opened it. She really likes it and my sister in law just loves it. We had a wonderful day yesterday with the whole family there. It was great to have all my kids together, this is the first time in 2 years!!!
    Today I'm at my parents house, my "Army" daughter and I were dropped off at my folks, we went to church with them and Grandma really enjoyed introducting her granddaughter to everyone. She had the whole church praying for her while she was deployed.
    We are going to run up to Disneyland to pick up some Birthday vouchers for me and then to go M & L Fabrics. Tomorrow we will go to Disneyland with DH and Elizabeth's DH and my son is going to try and make it too. On Tuesday my 2nd DD and her DH will come to Disneyland with us. Should be exhausting!!
    Today's my birthday. The last of my 40's!!! Next year is the big 50!!

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