Christmas came early

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Christmas came early

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Well it did for my wife anyway. So everyone involved with this surprise could be present it had to be presented the day before thanksgiving.
The short story. My wife of 30 years used to be a school bus driver and truly loved her job but after 11 years of driving she became disabled. Well she accumulated a vast collection of school bus sweatshirts that she just couldn't bring herself to get rid of. So I smuggled some of them and had a custom, one of a kind quilt made for her. She's now shy some sweatshirts but she loves her handmade quilt.
My wife being presented her gift by her sister.
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Yeah, I think she likes it.
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It will cover a kingsize bed.
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Wonder what she'll think about the custom throw for her to wrap up in on cool days. Yep, more sweatshirts smuggled :lol:
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You sure do dote on your wife Bill! That is nice to see - no doubt it helps with the expanding cactus collection too... :wink:
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Awww...how sweet!!! What a great idea!
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daiv wrote:You sure do dote on your wife Bill! That is nice to see - no doubt it helps with the expanding cactus collection too... :wink:
I'm sure I won't hear any complaints Daiv :)
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Nice and useful idea! :D
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That's very cool Bill, Im going to show it to my mom who is a die hard quilter and is always lookin for GREAT ideas! 8)
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Good thinking Bill! Very nice gift.
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Tony wrote:That's very cool Bill, Im going to show it to my mom who is a die hard quilter and is always lookin for GREAT ideas! 8)
Let me know what your mom thinks about it. The family friend who assisted (mostly made it) belongs to a quilting club and has a sowing room the size of my house :lol:
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An example of quilting skills gone wrong!

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It's a quilt with Crown Royal bags sewn into it. You know, the little velvet bags that the bottles of Crown Royal liquor comes in.

Apparently quilting skills can be used for both good AND evil!

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TimN wrote:An example of quilting skills gone wrong!

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It's a quilt with Crown Royal bags sewn into it. You know, the little velvet bags that the bottles of Crown Royal liquor comes in.

Apparently quilting skills can be used for both good AND evil!

:happy7:
Wow, talk about being bright :lol:
I like it. A reminder of what use to keep you warm and how it keeps you warm now :wink:
So is that quilt on your bed :?:
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Wow!!! That's really cool...with matching pillows too!!!
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TimN wrote:An example of quilting skills gone wrong!

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It's a quilt with Crown Royal bags sewn into it. You know, the little velvet bags that the bottles of Crown Royal liquor comes in.

Apparently quilting skills can be used for both good AND evil!

:happy7:
That's beautiful! I love the design and fabric choices. What a clever idea! :D
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Post by *Barracuda_52* »

Awwwwwwww Bill that is just heart touching what you did for your wife. BEAUTIFUL quilt...

Tim, now thats cool.. Love the colors and patern.. :D

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Very nice, Bill!

I like this "good" quilt "bad" quilt. :D

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Re: Christmas came early

Post by brantonlj »

Hi, Marry Christmas from Australia and this is really nice. My son also have project in his Textile University and he need to make handmade quilt and quilt covers. Could you please give little help plus guidance?
Have you seen KAS Quilt Covers online in Australia @ Wholesale Prices!
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