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Thread: Melissa's graduation quilt

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    Super Member Marcia's Avatar
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    Okay, I admit that this is an old quilt, but some of you have been posting pics of your son/daughter graduating from high school, so I wanted to share this quilt with you. Our youngest daughter, Melissa attended 9 schools in 13 years (K-12), no more than 2 years in any school. So for her graduation I made this quilt-in the roof pitch I wrote what grade she was in, the year, the name of the school and where it was located. In the window I put her picture(s) from that year(s). The quilt was a surprise and she loved it!!! When she went to college she hung it in her room in the dorm. It was a great icebreaker and way to meet new friends. Everyone was fascinated to see that she had attended 9 schools, where they were and what she looked like when she was younger. Though I have made Melissa several quilts since, this is still her favorite.

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    more pics

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    I put her kindergarten T shirt on the back of the quilt
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    I love your quilt!!! What a great idea!!
    I am here on the coast of GA. We just had a whopper of a storm!! Did you get any of it?

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    that is cool....

    gee I only went to 7 schools.... :D

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    What a cute idea. Bet it grings lots of memories in years to come.

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    What a great quilt! I especially love the kindergarten shirt on the back!

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    What a wonderful memory quilt for your daughter. That was a great idea and a very nice job too, I might add.

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    Such a cute idea. No wonder it is still her favorite quilt.

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    How beautiful! Wgat a great heirloom.

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    That is an awesome idea, Marcia!!!! Love it!!

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    O MY GOSH that is just so darling! What a super cute idea!

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    This quilt is absolutely awesome! What a great idea! I love, love, love that you have the schools that she attended and her pictures. Great job!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DazzleMe!
    I love your quilt!!! What a great idea!!
    I am here on the coast of GA. We just had a whopper of a storm!! Did you get any of it?
    Glad you like the quilt! The storm went south of us-we usually miss them!! We would love the rain :-)

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    That is SO cute! And something she will cherish all her life. What a great idea!

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    It's NEVER too late to show us a quilt! So banish that thought immediately! :mrgreen:

    That is such a cool idea and so much fun! No wonder it is still her favorite!

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    Soooooooooo cute!

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    I think this is very good. That was a very good idea.

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    Love the quilt Marcia. Thanks so much for sharing. I know how it is to attend so many different schools. I went to 5 different high schools in 4 years.

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    what a wonderful quilt... :)

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    Great idea! Love it!

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    Very nice quilt

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    Sew cute.

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    Love your quilt! I have a Melissa also and she graduated in 2000.

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    This is so funny because I posted this thread 19 months ago--and here it is again :) Glad you all like it. Thanks.

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    OMG, that is so awesome!

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