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Old 11-04-2012, 01:56 PM
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This is a quilt that I just finished for my 52-year old DD to replace one that she made and lost. She made the quilt (3rd photo) when she was 20 and her son was only 2. She tied it. When her son was 19 he took the quilt with him down to Lake Michigan in Chicago to use on the lawn while he and friends watched the fireworks. When they got up to leave, they left the quilt behind never to be seen again. She talks about losing that quilt all the time so I thought I would replace it for her.

I posted the photo on the Board and one of our lovely Board members (so sorry to have forgotten her name) was kind enough to work up the pattern on her QE and give it to me. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I sewed it together and posted a photo of it and only then realized that I had done the navy blocks incorrectly. I decided not to take it apart. I FMQ it in some places but want to keep it soft so I will also tie it in some places. The 2nd photo is the back. I copied this pattern from a photo posted by another Board member. It worked out well as I was short on the navy.

I will be giving this to my DD on her birthday on 11/24. I know she will love it and appreciate my effort.

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Old 11-04-2012, 02:09 PM
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Very nice. I know she will be very happy with it.
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QB members are the best!! Loved your story and your quilt for DD! She will be so thrilled!
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Love your quilt...very nice!
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I think you did an amazing job recreating her quilt!!
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Great story, great quilt! I wonder if she'll notice the different blue/red blocks?
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Oh....how sweet is that!!!! She will cry
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What a wonderful gift. I would be thrilled if I were your DD.
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What a nice thing for you to do. It's a bright happy quilt and she will be so happy.
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oh what a great outcome to a bad story she will love it good job!!!
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