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« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2013 05:41:57 AM »

you are amazing..as is that darling man of yours...tell him once I find some more pompoms I will be sending him his own flamingo pillow...(you'll just have to find something else to wrestle over Wink )

let me know when it is 'safe' to put things in the mail to you again

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« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2013 12:24:11 PM »

Beautiful! I love all the methods used and what a great story of working through tragedy!
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« Reply #22 on: September 24, 2013 08:40:12 AM »

Awesome, awesome, awesome.

The rebuilding process can be looooong. Your quilt will serve as a wonderful mood booster in the months (years) to come.
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« Reply #23 on: September 24, 2013 09:22:00 AM »

I love the story behind this. It brought tears to my eyes. You are a true hero, in that, in the midst of all that devastation, you were still thinking of others. You were creating beauty, when all around you, you saw destruction. That quilt is gorgeous, and bright, and will forever be a treasure.
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« Reply #24 on: September 24, 2013 09:30:17 PM »

Your quilts are beautiful.Especially for a beginner. How did you learn to peace the letters for the names? I have never done letters before. They look perfect.
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« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2013 07:24:29 AM »

Your quilts are beautiful.Especially for a beginner. How did you learn to peace the letters for the names? I have never done letters before. They look perfect.
I got a book a book by Tonya Ricucci called Word Play Quilts.  It's based on that Liberated Quilting Technique that a woman called Gwen Marston pioneered (maybe?).  Tonya is on pinterest and has tons of pins for great ideas.  Her blog doesn't seem to be working anymore.  But once I learned the technique, it's easy!  And quite fun Smiley
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« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2013 08:21:56 PM »

What a wonderful thread full of threads: the threads that connect loved ones and strangers and of course the literal threads in those joyous quilts.
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« Reply #27 on: October 02, 2013 01:11:41 PM »

What cute quilts.  I especially love the pieced together houses.  Where did you find that great fabric with the awesome girlie skulls?
I'm glad to hear people are alright even if their homes were underwater, I was really lucky that my neighborhood didn't flood while the others all around us did.
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« Reply #28 on: October 03, 2013 07:59:08 AM »

What cute quilts.  I especially love the pieced together houses.  Where did you find that great fabric with the awesome girlie skulls?
I'm glad to hear people are alright even if their homes were underwater, I was really lucky that my neighborhood didn't flood while the others all around us did.
Surprise Surprise on the girlie skulls.  W@lm@rt.  Fabric is so expenseive these days (along with everything else) that I've actually gone to the dark side  Embarrassed
I'm glad to hear that you didn't flood as well.  It's hard to see, isn't it?  Both hubby & I are feeling survivor guilt and just can't do enough to help the others who lost so much.  I no longer judge my feelings.  It is what it is  Roll Eyes
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