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Thread: My first quilts and my inspiration.

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    Junior Member Carol in Colorado's Avatar
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    When my mom died at 87 (the only quilter in the family) I decided that someone needed to keep her legacy going. I guess it will be me. She always made her own clothing so I took all of her dresses, with aprons to match, and cut them up to make some very simple throws for my 2 sisters, my 2 daughters, and myself. I tied the first few then tried stitch in the ditch on others. We will always have a special reminder of her. Now I'm addicted and even dream about quilts!!!!!

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    They are so beautiful..what a nice thing for you to do for everyone!
    Kinda makes you feel surrounded by your mother's love, doesn't it?

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    Absolutely. Sure makes me miss her though - I wish she were here so we could share this love.

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    Very nice quilts!! What a special memory of your mother!!!

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    I think your Mom will be sewww glad that you are following in her footsteps. :-P

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    Your mom would be so proud and pleased! You did great! Love all three of them but the last one is your best for blending colors! I'm third generation quilter and must carry on the tradition! They just smile down at us! :D :D

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    What a great way to keep your DM's memory with you always!

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    Very pretty and so thoughful of you to do these. They sure are lucky you decided to carry on your Mother's legacy. You did a great job.

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    What a wonderful legacy to her. I'm glad you are continuing the quilting tradition. You did a wonderful job on all of them.

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    What treasures!

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    You did a wonderful job!

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    very nice , something you can enjoy for a lifetime from your mother

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    Carol, that is the best thing that you can do to keep mom close by and her legacy going. They are really cute.

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    What a sweet, sweet thing to do! Very nice! Your Mom is surely proud!

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    What an awesome thing to do! How loved you must feel surrounded by those quilts!

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    Very nice work and so special! You have a lucky family!

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    What a great way to remember your mom.

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    they are beautiful, and what a special memory.

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    Your story touched my heart! Those quilts are just beautiful!

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    What a great way to pay tribute to your mom! I think she's smiling right now.

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    WAY TO GO! :thumbup: Your doing an awesome job! Keep it up

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    What a wonderful way to remember your mother, and took up a wonderful new hobby too!! You did a great job! :thumbup:

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    Way to share the love and legacy of your Mom, beautiful quilts and beautiful heart!

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    :lol:

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    What a creative and wonderful legacy. And she lives on. Good for you.

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