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    Ready to be mailed today

    Just before the holidays, My brother and his wife announced they were seeking custody of their almost 14 yo grandson because neither parent wanted to deal with him. I felt so bad for the kid and couldn't imagine such a thing happening to any child. So he moved in with very little belongings. At the time I was quilting a kingsized quilt, but started this while the other one was on the frame. Thought I could whip it off real quick - HA. Had many thread breakage problems and took forever to discover the problem and then everything went smoothly. I have to say I hate to do binding and need to learn another method. I hate to give this one up.
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    What a sad story, at least someone wants to deal with him and he will love this quilt. Great job.

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    beautiful quilt, sure he will love it

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    Great quilt! Sorry the parents have given up on their child but sometimes a change is best in a bad situation. I hope it works out for everyone. My grandparents couldn't deal with a teenage son decades ago and he came to live with my newlywed parents. He turned his life around, got a job, married and never forgot the favour his sister did for him.

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    This is a great quilt for a teenage boy, I hope he likes it as much as I do. I also hope that he settles in well; your brother and SIL are very generous to take him in.
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    a thoughtful and caring gift for someone who needs some thought and care. Nice job, good heart.
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    This is a beautiful quilt. I'm sure it will be loved by your nephew.

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    I like your quilting

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    Great quilt, generous loving spirit behind it. I'm sure he will thrive with people who love him and who can look beyond current issues to help him reach his full potential as a wonderful, responsible, productive, caring adult.

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    Lovely gift, and very meaningful.

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    You've made a fabulous quilt from love and compassion. You've done a wonderful job, the colors, design, quilting... I can see why you'd like to keep it! I hope all goes well with your brother and his family and I hope this quilt is a new beginning for his new 'son' ... blessings to you all.

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    What a wonderful thing to do for some one that has been through so much, at least now he can have something he can call his own. When he wraps the quilt around him, it is like getting a warm hug, every one needs hugs. It is very hard when you think no body wants you. Bless you very much.
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    Bless them for undertaking this adventure. It seems to be happening so much. This quilt should make him feel very special. I hope everything works out for the best for him and your brother and SIL.

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    It is lovely and I am sure he will love it.

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    Fantastic quilt!
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    I am sure he will love it and it will bring him lots of comfort. And he will be with people who truly care about him. You are doing a wonderful thing giving him this quilt. It will show him that people do care.
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    Beautiful quilt!!! Glad to hear he now has a loving home!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by playswithcolor View Post
    Great quilt, generous loving spirit behind it. I'm sure he will thrive with people who love him and who can look beyond current issues to help him reach his full potential as a wonderful, responsible, productive, caring adult.

    Ditto on this~~
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    Awesome quilt.....the young man will love it!!!!
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    Perfect young man quilt! Good to know not everyone has given up on him, everyone needs love in their lives!

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    I pray each night he goes to bed he has sweet dreams and feels like he's covered in a blanket of love. Beautiful job.

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    The love you're giving him through this quilt along with the love of his grandparents will go a long way.

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    oh that's such a lovely quilt. he will be so happy with it. all his own!!!

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    That looks great. God bless them all.
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    Beautiful quilt!!! Sounds like he really needs a big quilty hug!!

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