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    Quilted for someone

    I quilted this quilt for a lady- her husband’s mother hand embroidered this when she was 96! Amazing embroidery!
    The blue sashing is a ( horrible) polyester fabric, they brought a polyester fleece for backing. For them the important part was just having it cozy and finished for him- his mom passed away a couple months ago. They wanted the fleece folded over & machine stitched- which I hated doing- it isn’t as wavy as it looks in the photos.
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    I'm sure it will be a comfort and a treasure for him. You did the best you could and it really is a blessing.

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    Beautiful work on your end, comforting for the family!
    Family is a priority, not a convenience!
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    Well you certainly did it justice with your quilting talent...I’m sure they are very delighted with your talent.
    attitude is everything...the rest will fall into place.

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    It is lovely. Any quilt that is a love quilt has its beauty in the giving. Beautiful embroidery is done with the flowers she made and you did a grand job on the quilting. Don't short change yourself.

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    What a very special quilt. It will be loved for a long time. You did a great job.

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    It's a pretty quilt.

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    You did your best. I am sure he will love it. I finished up a friend's mom's UFOs and she thinks I'm a miracle worker. They were far from perfect but they were complete.

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    That quilt will bring such comfort for him. The embroidery is impeccable & I'm amazed that she was 96 when she hand embroidered those blocks. Your finished work on it for them will be a treasure forever.

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    Great job, love the quilting

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    you did a wonderful job, great quilting
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    She did beautiful embroidery and you did a wonderful job putting it all together. You made them very happy and that's what really counts.

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    Job well done. You've completed a treasure of memories for them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SillySusan View Post
    I'm sure it will be a comfort and a treasure for him. You did the best you could and it really is a blessing.
    sew true! my thoughts as well.

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    Beautiful quilt! I like the way the different size blocks are set into the rows.
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    nicely done
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    I love the embroidery. I'm happy the son knows what a treasure he has in these hand made panels. Some families just discard them, not understanding the time and creativity that went into their creation.

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    Beautiful quilt. Wonderful job on the embroidery.
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    No matter what was used or how it was finished, the family will treasure it.

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    Very nicely done and it will mean so much to him knowing that his mother touched all of those squares. A real treasure.

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    Nice work. It will be a special treasure for him!
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    Beautiful work. I know that the son will love it. BrendaK
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    The quilt turned out well! How wonderful that his mother made it at that time in her life. I bet it will be a treasured quilt.

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    Amazing embroidery. My mom used to do that a lot.

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