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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional, Holiday
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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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Very nice, I like the layout and the size it's a perfect size. Thanks for sharing!

01/11/2012 Flag
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Now that is something to treasure and the sort of thing I'm planning to do as soon as I've mustered the courage!

09/25/2012 Flag

It was an act of love, Esrim2, but the hardest part for me really was figuring out the quilt layout. Once I found the perfect design, the rest was just 'cut and sew'. I took my time and worked on it over several months - I gave myself about a year to finish it (thought of the idea one Christmas and said, Next Christmas for sure!) It's straight line sewing, so it

09/25/2012 Flag

***Sorry, sensitive "enter" key. It was not hard to do, so don't be afraid to give this a try!

09/25/2012 Flag

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!

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