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Thread: My Friend Corky

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    My Friend Corky

    One of my dear friends was born profoundly deaf. So she has always had a helper dog and loves Boston Terriers. She recently had to have him put down. She's a trooper but I know she is missing him. I made this for her but entered it in our recent quilt show. She has not said anything to me yet as she doesn't know it is for her. The quilt show label title is simply My Friend, but the label on the back is titled My Friend Corky... I covered that label with painter's tape so she couldn't tell... I'll see her again tomorrow and will give it to her.

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    I put a flange binding on it because I didn't have enough time to hand sew the binding on the back before the show And I don't like to hand sew either, so am very slow at it.

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    Nancy in western NY
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    Well done and sweet story. We are a family of many generations of boston's, and I think your little quilt captures them perfectly.

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    Very well done! She'll love it!! I wish I had a wall hanging like this to honor my favorite of all times dog, Maggie, a Manchester Terrier. Best little dog in the whole world!

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    What a nice gift.

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    What a thoughtful and wonderful gift. Your dear friend will treasure it.

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    Very cute! I find flange bindings work really well on wall hangings due to the extra thickness making the edge more stable.

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    Beautifully done and a heartfelt gift for your friend!

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    That is so cute and your friend is going to treasure it. She will love the Boston Terrier made especially for her.

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    Aw, so sweet and thoughtful.

    I am trying to come up with a memorial mini for my sweet Snowbabi that passed last Friday. This is inspiring to me.

    Your friend is going to love it.
    My little shinning stars. Brantley, Kaylynn, and Emmalee
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    How cute! Your friend will love it, and always have her Corky with her.
    Love to quilt and play with the great grandkids

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    Aww, how thoughtful of you, and very well done. I bet she's gonna cry.

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    What a sweet gift! Im sure your friend will adore it. Well done!

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    Nice tribute of a sweet dog for your friend -- amazing quilt!
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    Beautiful quilt you are a wonderful friend!!!

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    That is the best! Great quilt and wonderful friendship!

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    Beautiful quilt for your friend. She is going to love it. Great work on it.
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    Very well done! She'll love it
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    Very cute. Your friend will love it. The binding looks good. Be sure to hand stitch down the mitered corners, both front and back. Judges always check this.

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    Lovely gift for your special friend. The dog is so cute.

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    Awwww, what a nice thing to do. Good job on the quilt.
    Cheryl, hiding away in my quilting studio

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    There was a delay in giving this to my friend. She finally received it on Saturday and this is the most adorable thank you card from her!
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    Nancy in western NY
    before you speak T.H.I.N.K.
    T is it True? H is it Helpful? I is it Inspiring? N is it Necessary? K is it Kind?

    Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.

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