by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

I finally finished my Family Quit. I tried to tell the story of my family in pictures. It started out as a "Lap Quilt" idea but it grew just like my family. :) This is the front side. I constructed the quilt with the "Cotten Theory".

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by nini 02 Aug 2010

What a beauty! It is a real treasure to pass on and on, from one generation to another! Congrats!***

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by katydid 02 Aug 2010

What a wonderful heirloom you have made. i know it will always be treasured.

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by annita1 02 Aug 2010

wonderful!

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by holly12 02 Aug 2010

This is positively great, I love the idea. I'm sure it will become a family heirloom. Arlene

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by ejtads 02 Aug 2010

Very nice quilt. I am also doing a memory quilt for my son before he gets married this year. I had intentions for a lap quilt but I think that it will be a bed quilt too!

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dkjack by dkjack 02 Aug 2010

Thank you

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by robinbird 01 Aug 2010

What a lovely keepsake quilt you've stitched. I'm sure it'll be enjoyed for years to come too. Thanks for sharing your work.:~D

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dkjack by dkjack 02 Aug 2010

Thank you

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by cutegirl 23 Jul 2010

Wow! This is so beautiful, nice way to have everyone together though they may not be around or maybe far away. Love it.

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dkjack by dkjack 23 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by deegee 23 Jul 2010

beautiful work. this is sure to become a much treasured family heirloom.

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dkjack by dkjack 23 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by barbara68 21 Jul 2010

fantastic !

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dkjack by dkjack 22 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by read180 21 Jul 2010

fantastic quilt dkjack
Cindy B

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dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thank you Cindy!

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by workbecky 21 Jul 2010

This is lovely. Your family will treasure it. I am going to tackle making 10 memory quilts for all my Mom's grandchildren. She died July 28, 2009 and I have her dresses to use in the quilt.

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dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thank you Becky! Your quilt sounds wonderful. Never thought of using old clothes. I have always given them to Senior Citizens Thrift Stores. Please post when you finish one and all. :) I have used the Large Broches as tie backs for curtains and I like them.

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by gerryvb 21 Jul 2010

my compliments!!!

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dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thanks Gerry :)

dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thanks Gerry :)

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by maryloo 21 Jul 2010

well done good work

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dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by camylow 21 Jul 2010

It is going to be a family heirloom for sure...This is lovely....I love your idea....Thanks for sharing...

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dkjack by dkjack 21 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by smithandsmith 20 Jul 2010

wow! it's beautiful. Great work.

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by ezzemml 20 Jul 2010

A great quilt thank you for showing it.

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by leenova54 20 Jul 2010

That's awesome! Front and back are great!

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by sewalaskan 20 Jul 2010

absolutely beautiful. Great job.

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by neuza 19 Jul 2010

Simplismente linda.

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by kezza2sew 19 Jul 2010

You can watch a sample of how to do this on you tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_...;feature=related

Put the above all in the search. Put v=i etc after the ?

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kezza2sew by kezza2sew 19 Jul 2010

Oh it came out all in one line that is all you need then, copy and paste.

cutegirl by cutegirl 23 Jul 2010

Thank you, I leant something new today by watching the video on youtube. Thanks for sharing.

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by darli 19 Jul 2010

beautiful!!!!!!!!

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by dilceia 19 Jul 2010

This is the most beautiful work than already I saw.

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dkjack by dkjack 20 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by dilceia 19 Jul 2010

ttt

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

:) Thank you

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by sandralochran 19 Jul 2010

It is lovely

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by jayce 19 Jul 2010

Found it, Absolutely Beautiful,What a great heirloom for the family.

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by iris2006 19 Jul 2010

Very beautiful and original A great peace of work for the family

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by tanuja 19 Jul 2010

IT IS BEAUTIFULL

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by juanitadenney 19 Jul 2010

Your quilt is beautiful and will be a family heirloom. Thank you for sharing it with all of us. Really lovely! **4U

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you Juanita

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by gayle950 19 Jul 2010

beautiful

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

TThank you Gayle

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by nualaa 19 Jul 2010

This is a great quilt. I would love to try the Cotten Theory Method but was told it comes out very stiff. How did you find it??

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you. It is not stiff at all. It is like any other quilt. I love this method. It adds so much to a quilt.

sewalaskan by sewalaskan 20 Jul 2010

I did a tshirt quilt using CTM and it wasn't stiff at all. It was very nice

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by kezza2sew 18 Jul 2010

I am fasinated with the way the fabric is placed and blocks and sashing is all finished. I love it lots. You and your family will have an heirloom here for years to come. Did you print the designs onto fabric yourself?
Congratulations.

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dkjack by dkjack 19 Jul 2010

Thank you. Yes, I printed the photos onto a special photo fabric. Really easy.

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by clawton 18 Jul 2010

Very nice. Great work.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by tippi 18 Jul 2010

You did a fantastic job on your quilt. It is beautiful.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by luluzinha 18 Jul 2010

It is a different work!

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you. The picture just doesn't show how lovely it turned out. I love the Cotten Theory of quilting. It adds so much detail.

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by dilceia 18 Jul 2010

It was great! Congratulations! Your work was fantastic! A family's beautiful memory.
The photos are embroidered or Silk ???

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

The photos were copied onto special photo fabric. I embroidered everyones name under their picture or whose home the photo was of.

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by mysew1325 18 Jul 2010

what a wonderful heirloom for your family.. this is just amazing

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by sqdancer 18 Jul 2010

A real keepsake, even included the family pet...great job dk hugs x0x0x0x

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you. I'm afraid I'm one of those people who thinks her pet IS part of the family. hahaha

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by rwalden 18 Jul 2010

This is wonderful...love both sides. Thanks you for sharing this with us.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by lenamae 18 Jul 2010

it le lovely I did one of these a few years ago
Lena Mae

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you Lenamae. Now on to making one for each of my sons and their family. LOL

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by edithfarminer 18 Jul 2010

What a super family quilt. Expect they will fight later lol who will have it. Just such a nice idea.
did you use ink printing for the family pictures?

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

I copied the photos onto special photo fabric and then embroidered names and places under each picture.

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by omasimmons 18 Jul 2010

Beautiful. Thanks for showing your beautiful work.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by stickmuster 18 Jul 2010

Fantastic family quilt. I congratulate ******

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by designgirl 18 Jul 2010

A real treasure. Beautifully done.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by elkety 18 Jul 2010

So nice you family Quilt. Bravo

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you

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by shirlener88 18 Jul 2010

Deb, this is lovely - I am sure it will be treasured for generations.

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dkjack by dkjack 18 Jul 2010

Thank you Shirlene.

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