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Thread: A treasure by grannie

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    Super Member leatheflea's Avatar
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    Today I delivered my moms B-day quilt to her. while there mom pulled out grannies hand pieced and quilted treasure(to me). Grannie passed 4 years ago but her love of quilting passed to me. Mom keeps this stored away, that breaks my heart. Grannie was colorblind in the worst way. We used think she was like a dog and only seen black and white, so quilting was very hard for her. If someone wasnt there to tell her the colors matched she just threw things together. Any way here it is!

    I've never seen this block before anybody have any idea what its called?
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    I call that block "lovely". what a treasure!

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    What a great memory of your Grannie.

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    Well, I think your grannie did a terrific job, regardless of her "disability". What an inheritance.

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    Your Granny was a great quilter. So nice you have a rememberance made by her.

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    what a treasure

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    Wow! That is a real treasure. I'll be watching to see if anyone can name the block, too.

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    You have a real treasure! I don't know the name of the block but I like it.

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    Beautiful quilt. No help with name.

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    very nice job! love it

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    So sweet what a wonderful treasure.

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    Grandma's are the greatest people in the world (you can see mine right there in my icon)!

    I think the quilt is beautiful, and the more I look at those blocks the more design possibilities I see.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leatheflea
    Today I delivered my moms B-day quilt to her. while there mom pulled out grannies hand pieced and quilted treasure(to me). Grannie passed 4 years ago but her love of quilting passed to me. Mom keeps this stored away, that breaks my heart. Grannie was colorblind in the worst way. We used think she was like a dog and only seen black and white, so quilting was very hard for her. If someone wasnt there to tell her the colors matched she just threw things together. Any way here it is!
    But isn't that what quilting is all about?!?! Spreading their love through quilting; I think it is wonderful because it was made by your grannie. Who knows what future generations will think of our handiwork :roll: Hopefully they will appreciate our quilts as they were meant to be; filled with love. It doesn't really matter whether colors match, coordinate, seams match; the love is there.

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    Gorgeous.

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    granof6 I totally agree, I dont always look at colors when I quilt. Sometimes I just sit the scrap box next to me and what ever I pull out I have to use. Its a little game I play, on a mission to make the ugliest quilt I think. Now if I could just get past having to have a pattern I might make it big in the art world! LOL

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    I think your quilt is perfect..your grannie sewed every piece with love. Can't make a quilt any nicer than that!!
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    What a beautiful treasure! Your inheriting something so special. It was labored with alot of love!

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    A beautiful quilt and a real treasure.

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    Amazing quilt and such a sweet story

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    I love it - beautful!

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    very pretty

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    Wonderful!

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    Beautiful!!! :thumbup:

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    Oh, what a beautiful treasure and remembrance of your Grandmother. That quilt is so well done.

    Grannies are the best. I really miss mine as she did so many quilts in her little more than 100 years on this earth.

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    What a wonderful quilt. And a family heirloom filled with wonderful memories. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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