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    Gathering dust in a charity shop? It cost me the princely sum of 99p.! I think its machine made,but someone has stitched tiny little stitches (by hand) all the way round the star. I couldnt leave it in the shop could I?

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    Ohhhhh !
    and just my colors. Great find.

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    Karenmay- I think this pillow is very lucky to find such a great home :):):)

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    Simply gorgeous. I wouldn't have left it either!

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    Karen, You lucky girl, thats a lovely pillowcase - are you going to make a quilt now to match???? Thats one of the things I miss the most - having a good old rake through charity shops !! There is only one locally which all our group forage in and there simply isn't enough to go round!! lol!!


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    That's lovely and it!s found a good home with someone who can appreciate the work that went into it. How sad that someone just dumped it - I'd be so upset if something I made for someone ended up in a charity shop.
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    Karen, it's a great find, i love thrift store shopping too. Love the pillow, very nice...i also would love to see a photo of the quilt hanging behind the pillow, if that isnt any trouble, it looks beautiful!

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    Great find!!What a treat when one finds something for a good price that you just can't leave in the store
    Pictre of my find at the Free Store here on Denman last weekend and of course having just spoken with a friend who loves decorating for Christmas it had to come home with me!! It has been quilted by machine in some places.
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    Oh Wow Tricky...thats brilliant! Im so glad we wer'nt in the same shop though...I would have fought you for it!!! lol!

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    Here you go Barb...just for you! It was just a case of making something quick to cover up a big expanse of bare wall! Nothing special...just a scrappy quilt.......it was before I realised there were so many gorgeous patterns!

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    Wow very lucky finds :lol: I also love the scrap quilt :thumbup:

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    Love the scrap quilt wall hanging!!

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    Beautiful!! I agree, you couldn't just leave it in the store, it needed a good home with you. :)

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    just a scrappy quilt ?
    Hmmmmm.... I do believe scrappy quilts can still hold up in beauty even with all of the modern patterns. I love scrappy quilts and yours is lovely!! :D

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    Oh it is soooo pretty Karen! Thank you so much!

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    Sometimes those little "special" finds mean the most to me! I can never pass up something that someone so obviously put their time and work into. Lots of times I think that Mom or Grandma has passed and the relatives just haul everything off to the Goodwill with no caring or thought for what I would call the "special" things. Good for you! :thumbup:

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    It sickens me to think someone could give that away. I get the same feeling when I seen an afghan tossed on the ground at a yard sale. If they are fools enough to part with it, I've got a wallet. :wink:

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    Love the pillow. It's lucky you adopted it and gave it a good home! And I think your quilt is very nice with it. Looks like a cozy corner!

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    No, I couldn't have left it in the shop, either, Karen. Especially since the colors are what I have in my house! Good find, great treasure. Good for you.

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