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Old 06-07-2021, 04:34 PM
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Hello Quilters! I made this for a niece, who is struggling with the recent loss, of her dad. I thought it may be good therapy, for her to write her memories of him, in this journal. I made it with a shirt of his, but I do not like the fabric. It is NOT 100% cotton and puckered and wanted to pinch, as I was free motion/meander quilting. Even though I measured carefully to get my pieces out of his shirt, the puckering makes the plaid look twisted, ugh....I will give it to her Father's Day when I give her mom's quilt. I also made some little zip bags for the grand daughters out of his shirts, but they were quilted and made with the embroidery machine. Hope you like this idea. Have a good day!-Toogie
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Old 06-07-2021, 06:08 PM
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I think the "puckering" gives it personality and texture! nothing to worry about at all. that was very thoughtful of you.
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Old 06-07-2021, 09:22 PM
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It looks great. What a nice idea.
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Old 06-08-2021, 04:51 AM
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What a treasure. I think this would release many tears. I am sure they will all be much loved.
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Old 06-08-2021, 05:42 AM
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What a wonderful, gift from you. She will now have memories of her Dad and you.
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Old 06-08-2021, 06:37 AM
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What a thoughtful and generous gesture to preserve her memories and those of the grand daughters. I love your idea.
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Old 06-08-2021, 06:56 AM
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Puckers are always done on purpose. Didn't you know that? She will love it.
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Old 06-08-2021, 04:27 PM
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I think it looks great. I would be very proud of it and all of the projects. Give them with pride in your work.
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So kind and thoughtful
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Very lovely idea! Truly will be treasured!
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