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Thread: The One that Started it All

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    Senior Member Anna.425's Avatar
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    The quilt pictured is my very first memory of my maternal grandmother. It is old and faded but still the most beautiful quilt I have ever seen. My grandma lived in Boston while we were in Washington State. The first time I met Grandma I was very young. She brought this quilt with her to show us. It felt soft, the colors were so beautiful and the combinations so pleasing. She sat with me and told me the story of every fabric in the quilt. My grandma was not a warm and fuzzy woman but I would not call her cold, perhaps more like private. I cherish the time we shared getting to know each other and the physical reminder in that quilt of a woman and I loved and respected. Both my grandmas were women ahead of their time... but that is a story for another day.

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    What a treasure!! Love it...

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    Absolutely fabulous! What a wonderful memory! Thanks so much for sharing this with us.

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    A treasure...

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    Beautiful

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    Lovely!

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    I love the quilt too! So glad you have it. Such a treasure.

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    love those old quilts...the colors, the wear, everything about them!

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    Beautiful, what a privilege to have gotten to see it and what a treasure for you to have

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    beautiful quilt, that's how I remember quilts. Thanks for the memory.

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    Never seen one with two sizes! what a treasure.

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    Thank you for that cherished memory... It made me cry... but LOL! I am such an emotional softie when it comes to Quilts and their stories

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    Beautiful story and that quilt is stunning!! Thanks so much for sharing. Glad you have it! :D:D

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    It is very beautiful and what a wonderful story goes with it.

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    That is the nicest way to remember her. Thank you for telling this story. Beautiful Quilt :!: :!: :!:

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    Treasure this beautiful quilt forever.

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    WOW WHAT A TREASURE

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    ooooooo.......what a wonderful quilt and a wonderful family heirloom!!!! ;)

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    How wonderful to have that memory and such a beautiful quilt to keep the memory alive.

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    It is such a beautiful quilt with a wonderful memory.

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    What a wonderful keepsake of your grandma. Thank you for sharing your story.
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    You will cherish this quilt forever! It is gorgeous!
    Thanks for sharing your story!

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    What a wonderful treasure. It is beautiful.

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    I love to see the appreciation of someones handwork, especially family. Beautiful.

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    What a beautiful treasure.

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