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Thread: QAYG Patriotic Quilt by A Few Wonderful Quilt Board Members

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    QAYG Patriotic Quilt by A Few Wonderful Quilt Board Members

    A couple of months ago I learned that one of my favorite Joann employees was going to be deployed with the U.S. Air Force. I was so surprised and in admiration of this lovely young woman. As I looked down at the bundle of patriotic fabric in my arms an idea took root. I reached out to a few members of the Quilting Board and asked them to join me in making QAYG blocks for a send off quilt. Gorgeous blocks came in from all across the nation. It was such a moving tribute to the kindness of strangers in supporting our military. So ... with many thanks to each quilter ... here are the blocks and the quilt. I will be delivering it this afternoon and will get a photo of her with it.

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    More blocks ...

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    And the finished product ... tah dah!!!

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    It even looks terrific from the back!

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    WOW! Wonderful job ladies! She will so love having that!
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    you have been busy

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    What a wonderful quilt - and all the love that goes with it! Great job everyone.
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    What a beautiful quilt this will be and all because a group of amazing women came together to share their talent for someone serving our country. BEAUTIFUL job ladies!!
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    It turned out so nice....she will love it, and what a nice gesture of thoughtfulness and caring on your part. Look forward to seeing her picture with her new quilt. Many blessings.

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    Linny, your blocks are just fabulous. Thank you so much for your kindness!
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    What a wonderful tribute!!! And the quilt is WOW WOW WOW.

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    That is really neat!

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    Super job, please do post the picture of her getting it, I bet she'll be thrilled!

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    It is wonderful and thank you to every person who contributed. Our soldiers all deserve quilts! Thank you for doing this for this young woman.

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    super job one and all
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    What a great idea and it turned just beautiful!!! Will be so very appreciated. Way to support our military.

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    wow what a nice quilt great job!
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    That looks awesome!!!


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    Krystyna, It came out beautifully. You did a fantastic job. Nice blocks everyone. I love how gorgeous all of them are.!
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    You have all done a good job. I look forwards to seeing her with this quilt

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    Kudos to one and all who contributed I have goose bumps looking at it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    What a thoughtful thing for you all to do for this special person.
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    She LOVED it.
    Here is Ryan with the quilt in Joann's this afternoon!
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    This made my day just so beatiful

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    Wonderful!
    Have a happy day,

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    It makes you want to cry its so wonderful. She will cherish it forever. You are great for thinking of her and making it.
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