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Wallhanging for my Sailor

Old 08-22-2010, 11:06 PM
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I have been sewing all my life, learned at my mother's knee. However, I am a total novice at quilting. I have been working on few projects lately and the first one I've completed is a little wallhanging for my daughters first deployment. I took the background from another pattern named "American Sue" (using Sunbonnet Sue) but had to create my own sailor as I couldn't find one anywhere. Not knowing how she will hang it over her bunk on the ship I added loops and magnets. Also, The back fabric is printed with the Pledge of Allegiance. I hope you like it!
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:34 PM
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It's lovely, I'm sure she'll treasure it.
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:35 PM
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This is just so very Cute! I am sure she will love it!
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:45 PM
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So cute! You did a wonderful job!
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Old 08-23-2010, 02:05 AM
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She will love looking at that everyday.
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Awesome!
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:38 AM
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Very sweet, and a wonderful reminder for your sailor that she is loved.
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Wow!!!! She is going to love it. It came out awsome.
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That's great! Love it! :thumbup:
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Awesome!!!! I love it. God bless America and those who serve.
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