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Thread: Quilt from Grandma

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    Quilt from Grandma

    Last summer my neighbors and I went in together to purchase a stash that was out of this world. The woman was forced to put her mother in a retirement home, and now extended care center due to progressing alzheimers and dementia (only 68!). Her mother could obviously no longer sew or quilt, and we reaped the benefits. There were a few unfinished projects in the stash, some of which I have finished and used or given to others. We felt the least we could do was finish a few of the small quilts she had started for her grandchildren, so they would have something from their Grandma. Here is the one I completed.
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    That is so wonderful, I am sure her grandchildren will love their quilts. You are very kind.

    Kat

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    So nice of you to return these for the grandkids! This is a very cute quilt.

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    What a nice thing to do, and congratulations on your great find! Thanks for sharing the pic.

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    Love the quilt, and love your kindness, too.

    My sister and I are going through my Moms UFOs and finishing up the ones we can figure out. I've even made a quilt top from a set of borders she decided she didn't like, and was discarding. It was really ugly until I added borders, then it became cute. I'll give the ones I'm finishing to some of her grandchildren as they all seem to think the world of her. I guess that's a sign of a life well lived - As is what you and your friend are doing with her Moms UFOs!

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    beautiful, sorry she wouldn't understand the finished product, went thru it with my own mother

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    What a wonderful thing to do for the grandchildren! I am sure they will treasure it. The one you did is pretty and looks like some fabric I picked out several years ago.

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    Cute quilt and it will be a great memento of their grandma for the grand children. We just never know how much quilting time we have left.

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    It is really awesome!!!! I love the colors!!!!

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    What a precious and lovely thing to do for her grandchildren. May you reap many blessings for your actions.

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    What a thoughtful thing to do! It's a pretty quilt.

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    I love the happy colours.

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    Your story is beautiful and so is your heart. The grandchildren will love the quilts. This one is so lovely!
    Helen T.

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    I'm happy that you got some of the fabrics and that you are making quilts for the grandchildren. They will be well loved. Great thing you are doing!

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    That is about the sweetest thing I have ever heard. You are a wonderful person to do that. I am sure that this has added another star to your crown!
    Life is not a movie. No one is going to yell "CUT" when you make a mistake. - Anne L. Fulton

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    fantastic quilt
    Pegg


    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    That is a really cute quilt and such a nice reminder of the grandma for years to come. You are very sweet for doing this.

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    Great job and thoughtful!
    Wayne & Gabriele, the married quilters.

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    I am sure she would be thankful if she were able to express it.

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