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This was my 'life's work'

Old 04-10-2010, 02:13 AM
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I started this quilt when I was 19!! Finished it when I was 35!!

Its completely hand pieced over paper and hand quilted!

It would not have taken me that long but it was in a bag for years - sometimes 4 or 5 years before I worked on it and then I would blast at it.....

I am now making another one for my Best Friend - she had been married for 10 years when I finished this one and we joked that if I started right away I should just mange to get it done for her Silver Wedding!!! I'm on target - and have another 9 years!!!
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:24 AM
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That is beautiful. I love the colors.

What do you mean "hand pieced over paper"? It almost looks like a yo-yo.
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:25 AM
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Love it! Excellent work. Is your current project like this one too? I have so much respect for anyone who tackles this type of quilt. Perhaps its my inexperience, but this just looks so hard.
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:26 AM
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WOW.. well at least you finished it!!!! LOL GREAT JOB!
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Old 04-10-2010, 02:34 AM
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Your quilt is beautiful. You do great work.
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Old 04-10-2010, 03:29 AM
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Oh my, what an undertaking!! It is just beautiful! :thumbup:
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Old 04-10-2010, 03:52 AM
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I think its english paper-pieced grandmother's garden. beautiful
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:30 AM
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Your colors are gorgeous, that is just beautiful!
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:36 AM
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Very pretty. Excellent work!
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:40 AM
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Beautiful!! What patience you have!
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