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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Holiday, Traditional
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What materials did you use? Printable fabric, cotton quilting fabric, fleece batting

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What are you most proud of? I am proud that this will be something that will hopefully become a family heirloom, because it is a record of where my parents come from, and where we are now as a family. I finally finished it, and gave to my parents for Christmas, as planned. They loved it! My dad says my mom shows it to anybody and everybody that walks through their door. It feels good that they genuinely like it.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun, be proud of what you're doing. Take your time and think the design through as far as the placement of the individuals and family tree style - there are several ideas out there on the internet! Also, make sure you have access to all the pictures you're going to use. I scanned the pictures into my laptop, then printed them on the fabric. I did not do a traditional family tree, but since it's immediate family members then my parents should know who everybody is, right? LOL LOL

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Nice way to remember your family.

10/15/2013 Flag

Oh My Goodness this is so great I love it. You have put it together very well. I have thought about doing something like this maybe something like this will be my next project.

11/29/2013 Flag

Thank you Tina. This was fun to put together, not to mention it brings back so many memories of all the uncles, aunts, and cousins. Go for it, let this be your next project!

11/29/2013 Flag

I love it! Family is everything!

05/16/2014 Flag

that was my next quilt, family tree for my dad. not sure what exactly what my pattern will be but i am glad to see this one. i will have to check the internet . any suggestions on where?? what sight?

07/29/2014 Flag

Hello, Annie. I just googled family tree quilt, and a bunch of sites, tutorials, pictures came up. . You can also try Pinterest. My particular layout/design was a regular quilting design called brick path or something like that, and I put my spin on it. Hope these suggestions help. :-) :-) :-) Thanks for the nice comments!

07/30/2014 Flag

amazing. I am totally blown over at this quilt. what a way to honor family!

08/02/2014 Flag

Thank you! :-) :-) :-)

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