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Thread: Joy Lynn, my almost sister

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    Joy Lynn, my almost sister

    My Uncle and Aunt had lost 2 babies when I came along. They asked to adopt me but my parents said no. Joy did not come along til I was 8 years old. Yes, I was spoiled by 2 families. But if I had been adopted, Joy would be my sister. When she saw some of the pictures of quilts I had made, she said she wanted one too, but in a kidding kinda way. She does not know she will be getting this at the family reunion in a couple of weeks. Her favorite colors were blank, purple and green. This is my first Irish Chain and I must be doing it wrong because it was very easy????? It is all hand quilted. I hope she, and you, like it!
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    Beautiful!>>

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    She's going to be surprised and thrilled!
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    I really like how you took an old fashioned block on the front and paired it with free form patches on the back.
    Great job.!

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    Very pretty. Looks right to me.
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    Very nice, sure that she will love it. BrendaK
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    Those colors are fabulous. Nice job on the front and the back. I loved pieced backs, adds so much interest. Thanks for sharing.

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    Fantastic!!! She will surely love this and feel the love that created it.

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    That is a beautiful quilt - front and back. What a lot of hand quilting - you did a great job and she will love it for sure!

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    Love the colors... Also like the way you did the back. I am sure she will be surprised and tickled to death.

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    The back is as great as the front!

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    wonderful quilt - boy will she be surprised!!
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    It's beautiful!
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    Sew heartfelt and pretty. She will love it!
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    Great quilt front and back! How could she not love it with that label!

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    What a pretty quilt and a very nice label. I am so amazed by the number of quilters who hand quilt. I love sewing and quilting but I almost never do anything by hand. If I can use my machine that's what I do, even the bindings so I will never submit for a show or win a ribbon because of that, but then I only do it for my own enjoyment. So my hat's off to you and all the rest out there that hand quilt, you all impress me with your talent!

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    Beautiful quilt and lovely sentiments. I think it adds an extra special touch when the quilt maker adds a personal label or embroidered message that includes names and a date.

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    she will love it..it's really nice!

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    lovely colors!! and so sweet a label!! good for you and her!

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    Came out nice...you did it right.

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    Very pretty! She is gonna love it!
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    Very pretty quilt--great colors!!

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    that's beautiful, what a lovely gift

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    ​Very pretty! You did a great job! I know she will be so surprised and will just love it.
    Have a Blessed & Prosperous Day !
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    I am sure she will be thrilled with your gift. I also grew up with 2 families, one that wanted to adopt me. "Almost parents" can be pretty neat.

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