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Thread: Missing Mom

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    When my mom passed away last year I inherited most of what was in her sewing room, including over 100 different blocks. She so loved the blocks she made for her quilt guild that she made two of each, one to turn in and one to keep for herself. When I am missing her, I like to get them all out and look them over. Maybe you would like to see them too.
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    Here's a few more.
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    I love them all - what a great collection she left you.

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    That is a very special collection, and legacy. Will you make quilts from them some day, or just leave them as blocks? Thanks for sharing those.

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    Awwhh what lovely keepsakes....I was thinking the same as Karla, will you just keep them or make them into quilts, what was your Mom going to do with them??

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    Your mom was so talented. I'm sure she is thrilled you treasure her beloved blocks. What a wonderful way to remember your mom.

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    It's so wonderful that you have those. Have you ever considered putting them together in a quilt? You could embroider things she used to say on it and then you could wrap yourself in memories.

    Of course the best part is that it's all up to you, and whatever you do with the blocks will be exactly right, even if it means you put them away again.

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    i'd find a way to have them always on display. if not in a quilt ... maybe framed and scattered on walls throughout the house.

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    They are lovely as I'm sure your Mom was. I miss my Mom all the time still. Its great that you have those to treasure. They are all works of art.

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    That is really neat that you want to share a memory of you mom with us. That tells me how much you love her and how special, to you, her quilting was. Thank you so much for sharing. I only hope to do half as much as she has.

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    They are beautiful, you should make a quilt for yourself and when you are missing her the most you can rap the quilt around you and it would be like your mom is hugging you.

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    What a legacy she left you. Wow. Those are beautiful.

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    They are very pretty. Are you going to make a quilt from them?

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    When I lost my Momma, my eyes just leeked. They never gave me warning.. My grief was more that I could understand.

    It would be such a comfort to have something that she held in her hand, made of her own work..

    What a wonderful treasure !!

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    Those are beautiful!
    That is such a wondeful thing you have there.
    I would frame them so I could see them on a daily bases.

    Chairjogger,,,I'm right there with you. Same thing happened to me when I lost my mom too.

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    Those are beautiful blocks and what a great memory of her. I agree with several others about making a quilt to wrap up in when you need a hug from mom

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    What a wonderful remembrance of your Mother, things she made with her own hands.

    My Beloved Mother has been gone for over 30 years & I still miss her deeply. The thing about Mothers is that they are /were so very special, we are / were only given just one to treasure!

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful part of yours!

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    What beautiful blocks. You have a wonderful memory quilt. :)

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    I'm so sorry about your Mom. She did beautiful work. My Mom has been gone for over three years now and the last thing she made me was a cable kint ponchoe.

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    I think you should try and get ahold of the guild find out when the blocks were made embroder the date on them and put them into a quilt so that you can always feel close to mom. And she did a wonderful job on them also. Thanks for sharing.

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    WOW what fabulous work she did!!! Do you think you may put them into a quilt one day?? It would make a wonderful memory quilt... "Memories of Mom" :)

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    What a special treasure you have! Your mom was so talented and it is wonderful that she left you something physical to hold in your hands when you are missing her. It must make you feel so close to her when you get them out and look at them.

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    I would frame them behind glass , with a card or label with info.......an heirloom to hand down and last forever. Did mom make the quilt in the first picture?

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    Wow! what a treasure. I too lost my mom last yr. Sure wish she quilted

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    Thanks for sharing.....Great collection and recollection.... :D

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