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« on: April 09, 2009 08:21:47 AM »

I don't know if any of you remember my other projects but I like to work on things with my kids.  They are always eager to help and it makes the gift that much more meaningful if it was a team effort.

There were the embroidered towels. 
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=220196.msg2371946#msg2371946
And then the hand print quilt for my grandma.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=284479.msg3222121#msg3222121
Now the embroidered quilt for my dad. (Crazy 3yo boy not included)



This was made by Jessica, 9yo 10yo.


This is my work.


Junie (who is obsessed with ducks), 8yo.


Another one of Jessica's.


Here it is on the clothesline.  It is a full size and backed with a blue king size flat sheet I cut to fit.


Thanks for looking. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2009 08:39:09 AM »

How great is that! It looks great your kids did such a good job.
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2009 08:58:22 AM »

That is fantastic! It is really great that your daughters are able to have the patience at that age to learn to embroider. They are really good at it. How long have they been doing embroidery? My grandma tried to teach me how to crochet when I was younger but I didn't have the patience then.
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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2009 10:22:14 AM »

I taught the girls November 2007 so Jessica was 8, Junie was 6 and Jillian was 5.  Admittedly, Jill and June had difficulty finishing their projects back then and I ended up completing them.  This time around I still had to finish a tiny bit but only because I was ready to put it together and they were busy playing outside. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2009 01:50:12 PM »

Excellent work.  Good that the kids jump in.  Great for their future crafting skills.
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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2009 02:45:28 PM »

Great job!  I just read your signature and see it says mom to 12!  How do you even find time to quilt?   Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2009 09:24:57 PM »

I have older kids that cook and clean. LOL
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