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Thread: Pictures of a Virginia Tech quilt I made my son

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    Senior Member hokieappmom's Avatar
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    Pictures of a Virginia Tech quilt I made my son

    I've had the material forever and was afraid to start - wondering how it would look with mainly all maroon and orange material like he wanted. And it's hard to find fabric that isn't feminine. I made his a sample pot holder and liked it, so it gave me the incentive to start. I started in August of last year. He didn't want a queen-size, thank goodness. I got really tired of those tiny half square triangles. He was thrilled with his quilt, and I was pleased too.
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    Beautiful quilt.
    What I make with my hands, I give with my heart.

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    Oh my you have a lot of patience doing all those HSTs! But you have a gorgeous quilt as a result.

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    Oh my gosh! That quilt is stunning!
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    I like it very much - those HST would have driven me crazy, but you did a great job with it. (I would like to insert a college rivalry reference here involving old gold and black's superiority, but I would hate to offend anybody...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by thimblebug6000 View Post
    Oh my you have a lot of patience doing all those HSTs! But you have a gorgeous quilt as a result.
    Wow! You said a mouthful there! Tons of HSTs! But a fabulous quilt as a result! Thank you for sharing this beauty with us... it's great!
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    Well done you. Those triangles would have made me insane too but so glad you persevered. really lovely job!!
    Home is where the heart is, and a few scrappy quilts.

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    WOW - Just beautiful, great job and thank you for sharing.
    Have a Blessed day
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    Really beautiful quilt. I grew up in Lexington. Went to Lexington Senior High and graduated in 1973. What high school did you attend? I have lived near Hickory for the past 32 years.

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    Really beautiful and I agree...looks like a lot of work!

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    Awesome Hokie quilt! Love it
    If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours!

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    Great job!

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    What size are your hst's? And you are right about finding manly fabrics, not easy but you did great. Your quilt is awesome. Just goes to show you a simple block can be beautiful. (however I don't really mean that that many HSTs are simple or easy!)

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    Really beautiful, nice work!!!

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    That is a fabulous quilt!

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    Wow, looks awesome!
    If a woman's work is never done....why start?

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    It looks great. I'm just thinking of all those triangles. Wow, that took some time. Love the label
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    Beautiful quilt.
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    Beautiful guilt! Nice job on the quilting too.
    phranny ~ I cannot call my day complete. 'til needle, thread, and fabric meet.

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    Ooooohhhhh! If he ever gets tired of it, send it my way. Since I never graduated, I am forever a senior at HOKIE HIGH ))))

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    Wow! That is a beautiful quilt. You did a wonderful job. Your son will cherish that for a very long time.

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    wow its beautiful!!!!
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    WOW! That quilt is amazing!! He will love it forever!

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