by marianb 17 Oct 2014

Well Cuties here is the finished UFO it's only taken 6yrs to complete. My daughters arranged for all the family to write on a square and the grandkids hand prints were traced and embroidered, I used a piece of every fabric I had in my stash at the time in the sashing and borders I have plans to add the other 5 grandkids onto the back so then I can cuddle up with all of them.. Thanks for Looking.. Marian

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by sebsews 19 Oct 2014

That is fabulous! Beautiful job!

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by sewilso 19 Oct 2014

Very nice memorable quilt!

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by nonna57 19 Oct 2014

Marian this is a winner for sure. Oh so cute and cuddly :)

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marianb by marianb 19 Oct 2014

Thanks Pauline

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by shirley124 18 Oct 2014

What a great quilt.

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marianb by marianb 19 Oct 2014

thank you

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by Leaha 18 Oct 2014

Wonderful quilt, wrapped in family love. :-)

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marianb by marianb 19 Oct 2014

thank you

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by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thank you everyone for stopping by to look, I guess the cats out of the bag regarding how old I'm getting..

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by cj2sew 18 Oct 2014

I can not imagine a more perfect grandmother gift. Awesome

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you I love it, it has everyone on it

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by loosie 17 Oct 2014

Fantastic :)

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by highlandermom 17 Oct 2014

Beautiful quilt

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by teun 17 Oct 2014

Ein ganz toller Quilt

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by sonjapotgieter 17 Oct 2014

Nice Quilt!!!!Well done

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by gerryb 17 Oct 2014

Wow! I'm impressed! Great family project! But I know you did most of the work!!

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Welllll yeah they did most of the blocks I added a few more to make it a proper shape, but if I had known I was going to get so many more grands I would have left some blank to be finished later.. thank you

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by elemausi 17 Oct 2014

Great idea and beautiful memory of all family mebers.

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by noah 17 Oct 2014

Awesome way to go it is FINISHED!!!!!Love it hugs

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thanks Carolyn it takes pride of place on my chair

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by dragonflyer 17 Oct 2014

What a treasure...it is wonderful!

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by pldc 17 Oct 2014

terrific job Marian!~hugs~

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thanks Loralye you have motivated me into finishing some of those UFO's

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by mooie24 17 Oct 2014

what a wonderful keepsake i'm sure your family will very much treasure
this heirloom :-)

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by designgirl 17 Oct 2014

All I can say is beautiful.

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by jofrog2000 17 Oct 2014

What a treasure. Using all the different fabrics (How many?) makes a super look.
Jo

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thanks, good question I'll have go and count..

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by anitapatch 17 Oct 2014

A lovely peace of art

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thank you

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by toogie 17 Oct 2014

Marian, you have done a wonderful job of this quilt. I have only seen one other done similar. It was for a 50th anniversary for the girls parents. She appliqued each hand print drawing, with the name of the child,grands,etc. She stripped it too but not like this one. I love the stripping you did. It makes it so much more colorful. I just love it!-Toogie

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thank you Toogie, but I have a lovely couple who live in Portland Australia just over our blue mountains who do much of my quilting on those extra special quilts. Smaller quilts we can manage between my daughter and I.. I am still relearning

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by lbrow 17 Oct 2014

A wonderful piece of art. Now #1 ques. Who will inherit it. with my 4 girls that's what I hear a lot. LOL You have definitely created a Masterpiece/Lillian

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

I haven't thought about that maybe the youngest seeing my eldest gd laid claim to my machines when she was 3 I'm now teaching her to sew..

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by 02kar Moderator 17 Oct 2014

This is truly a special heirloom. Treasure it and use for many years to come

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Thank you

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by joannmeyer 17 Oct 2014

Awesome!

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by pennifold 17 Oct 2014

Dear Marian,

What a wonderful way of watching them grow. The years seem to fly by so fast these days and it's such a comfort to have a wonderful quilt to wrap yourself in to remind you of them all. Love it. Love Chris

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

It's very special seeing I haven't got to see 3 of them for almost 4yrs now, this just reminds me of the fun times we had while they were small

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by NancyBT10 17 Oct 2014

A great memory quilt. For 18 years I traced my son's hand prints (yes, they thought I were crazy asking when they hit the teen years) but, I got them all and traced them onto the back of my quilt and hand embroidered each one along with their initials and age. One of my prized possessions and yes, I snuggle in it regularly - wrapped in love! You have created a beautiful quilt.

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

Sounds like a very special quilt

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by lidiad 17 Oct 2014

That's a beautiful quilt, love it!
Hugs, Lidia

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marianb by marianb 18 Oct 2014

thank you

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by spendlove Moderator 17 Oct 2014

Brilliant! I love the idea and the finished quilt.

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