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Thread: My labor of Love

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    One of my coworkers lost her husband last year on November 30, 2009 and this year for Christmas, she asked me what she could do with his old shirts. I told her to bring them to me and some pictures of him with their kids and grandchildren. I made her son, daughter and hers Mother-in-law a lap quilt. I hope the pics come through so you can see them. They are kind of like crazy quilts-no rhyme or reason, but they meant a lot to these kids and his Mom. It was hard for me to do this as I grew up around the corner from him and went to school with him- this was more a labor of love for me as he was my friend too. I am also working on one for my coworker, but she does not know this-it will be a big surprise for her. I will send another pic when I get it finished.

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    The Son who thinks he is a pirate
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    Beautiful quilt!! What a treasure!

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    sorry the pics are sideways-I did not think to rotate before posting

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    great job, thanks for sharing with us

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    What a lovely memorial for each of these family members!

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    What a wonderful thing to do. They are going to treasure those quilts. Great job and thanks for sharing.

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    Very nice and I know his family will love them. Good of you to do this for them.

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    What a lovely thing to do for his family! :thumbup:

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    You are a treasure. That's quite a labor of love.

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    What a wonderful thing you did. Those quilts wil be treasured forever! ;)

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    My kind of quilts. Unique & special in every way. Nice job & with such love. He must have been very special to you.

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    What a labor of love. You did an excellent job and will carried around in their hearts forever. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    All three are beautiful.

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    Bless you heart!! What beautiful keepsakes!! :D:D:D

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    great job!

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    You are a very nice person

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    wonderful memory and you did a wonderful job on this.
    will quilt 4EVER

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    Quote Originally Posted by littlehud View Post
    What a wonderful thing to do. They are going to treasure those quilts. Great job and thanks for sharing.
    Ditto. Thanks for doing this for them. BrendaK
    Be kind to yourself, by being kind to others. When you help others you help yourself.

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    What treasures for everyone, and a labor of love by you!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    Those are awesome, what a wonderful gift

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