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Old 05-28-2011, 07:13 AM
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Throughout the years I saved my husband's shirts that 'shrunk' knowing that someday when we were old and gray I'd make him a quilt.

Sadly Larry died less than two years ago. We were married for 23 years.

So I embarked on making my first quilt ever. It was made with blood, sweat and tears and although not perfect "Larry' is with me when I sleep at night.

In case you're wondering, that's Leopold on the bed. An angel dropped him off at our doorstep about three months before Larry died. He has helped me though so much sadness and has given me back happiness as well.

Hope you all like.

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Old 05-28-2011, 07:14 AM
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What a great quilt tribute. I'm sure it feels wonderful to you. It is really, really pretty.
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Oh my ~ it is lovely. I especially like your border. I am sorry for your loss. Your quilt will help you treasure your memories.
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what a wonderful memory great quilt
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:19 AM
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Thank you for sharing your story with us. The quilt is beautiful and I am sure gives you much comfort.
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I absolutely LOVE it.

First, its blue..
Second, its a recycle of Larry's shirts
Third, it has such movement for its simple construction, reminded me that plaids can do that
Last, that it has been such therapy for you ( I guess that really should have been first)
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What a wonderful story - and a beautiful quilt to comfort you and Leopold - this is what quilting is all about...
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Beautiful quilt and a lovely tribute to your dear husband. You did a wonderful job. I love the border.
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Wonderful quilt and great looking cat, looks as if he owns the world.
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wonderful idea, love the kitty.
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