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    Throw

    I made this top for my son years ago. I had no clue of what I was doing! It's made out of shirts (even the white). I used cardboard template and a regular bic pen to trace the squares and cut out with old-fashioned scissors! Right after i finished it, we became homeless and I thought it was gone forever (forgot about it, to be honest!) and it was found in a box in my sister's garage! I got it back a few months ago, and quilted it and finally got it bound yesterday. The backing/binding is a sheet. Not a work of art, but the sentimental factor is high on this one!
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    You can have any design you want. As long as it's loops!

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    What a wonderful rediscovery!

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    ery nice!!!!
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    so glad you got it back
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    so glad you finished it. It looks great!!!
    enjoy your life...it's the only one you have!!!
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    So glad it was found and you finished it! I love it - good job!

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    I think it's awesome! Especially for the sentimental value!
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    Wow, what a story! I'm glad your sister was smart enough to keep it. Great that you have now finished it. That kind of 'find' brings back so many memories!

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    Oh it looks super nice!! so glad you found it!!!

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    So glad that your sister had your quilt for you.
    Sorry that you were homeless for awhile; know that must have been hard.
    Hope things are a lot better for you now.
    Wishing sunshine for you in your day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mary123 View Post
    So glad that your sister had your quilt for you.
    Sorry that you were homeless for awhile; know that must have been hard.
    Hope things are a lot better for you now.
    Wishing sunshine for you in your day.
    Thank you! It was truly a blessing in disguise!!!!
    You can have any design you want. As long as it's loops!

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    I really like your shirt quilt and particularly like the black squares that you put into the zig zag. Gives your eye the option of 2 kinds of zig zags. You did a great job on it and 'recycled to reuse' !! Hurray for you!!
    I'm so glad you found it.
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    What a great save. Glad you found it and were able to finish it. Enjoy it.

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    Glad you Lund it and pray that your situation has gotten much better! That's the way my mother quilted, card board templates and is scissors.

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    That is a treasure, whether the quilting or fabric is up to your standards today. So glad you found it. Donna

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    What a lovely quilt with lots of history. Great job.

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    I am so glad for you it was not gone forever.
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    Terrific quilt! Quite the story to it as well. Hope you are in a much better place now~
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    Wonderful!! Such a great memory quilt.
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