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Thread: My mother's embroidery

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    Super Member mary quite contrary's Avatar
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    I thought I would share with you some pictures of quilts made from my mother's embroidered quilt blocks. She is 88 and going strong.
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    Wow, beautiful!!! Go Mom!!!!!

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    These are simply wonderful. I wish I could do that. I know you are proud of her. :D

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    Mom rocks!!!

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    They're beautiful! Is that hand embroidered?! That takes SO MUCH time!

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    Mary that is an awesomely gorgeous quilt. Can she be my mom for a few months :wink:

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    WOW!! Pretty, pretty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mary quite contrary
    I thought I would share with you some pictures of quilts made from my mother's embroidered quilt blocks. She is 88 and going strong.
    You are so luck to have such beautiful quilts that your mother embroidered she does nice work.

    Clara

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    Super Member mary quite contrary's Avatar
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    Thanks for oohing & aahing.

    Yes mom embroiders by hand. She is so fast that there are 3 of us girls she gives blocks to. We can't keep up with her so we asked her to take a break and make us each a tablecloth.

    Now she is working on tops for our grandchildren.

    Here are some more.
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    Beautiful handwork!

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    What BEAUTIFUL quilts!

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    Mary, these are wonderful.

    I cant believe that rose quilt. What a treasure.

    You and your family are quite lucky to have such a needlewoman among you. Mom, keep up the great work.

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    Those a stunning......such wonderful work....shoot man I'd be blind and needle stabbed to the bone after doing all that.......Fabulous

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    OH my gosh those are beautiful!!! Your mom sure does ROCK!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mary quite contrary
    Thanks for oohing & aahing.

    Yes mom embroiders by hand. She is so fast that there are 3 of us girls she gives blocks to.
    My sister Dawn said to tell her "I am awe!" :D Me too!

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    That is some amazing work. Go Granny!!!!!!!! She's a gem.

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    Please extend my compliments to your mom! Those are fabulous!

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    They are stunning. What work that goes into each one.

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    Hope I can still pick up (or even want to) a needle at 88. Your Mom is a treasure and if she wants any more daughters, I am a candidate

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    Wow! those are awesome. WAY TO GO MOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Wow..beautiful!!! Ya'll are lucky girls and your Mom is a treasure! Let her pump out all she can and will...its ok if they pile up, you'll do something with them someday!

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    Oh that's beautiful work! My Mum taught me how to embroider when I was a little girl...and even now I cant resist buying anything emboidered.
    Would your Mum like to adopt me? Then I could persuade her to embroider a rose for me! lol! (my eyesight's not what it was!)

    Karen xx

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    beautiful work love the little girl quilt oh heck I love the rose too

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    :shock: WOW!!! Your mother is super talented!

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    That is so good that your mother still continues with her love of sewing, lots of people just give up, maybe because of poor eye site? I hope my eyes hold out for me.
    I love the roses and the vines and leaves are beautiful, I wish I had seen this a few months ago. I'm making a border right now and I love her leaves better then the ones I'm using. I'll have to make a sketch so I can remember this pattern. Did she machine applique or embroidery the leaves? I'm doing mine by hand applique and I'm not really in any hurry, I've got the center of the quilt competed and hanging on a hanger waiting for the boarders.. One almost done and three to go!

    Thanks for sharing and be sure to tell your mother her work is awesome! If she's in the market for another daughter... I know where she can find one!

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