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A Quilt Story

Don’t you love the stories behind quilts? They make them that much more meaningful.  If you haven’t discovered the new blog, Quilt Story already, run (click) over there. There are some beautiful quilts to see with beautiful stories behind them. Today, they are featuring one of mine!

Fresh Poppy Design
If you’ve been around my blog for a while, this quilt will be a familiar one. 
It is probably one of my all-time favorites, and always will be.

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12 Comments

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    Funky Kim
    June 23, 2010 at 7:09 am

    Freaking cow! What a cool blog! I've added it to my ever-expanding blog reader. Thanks!

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    Jodi
    June 23, 2010 at 7:12 am

    I have NOT been around long enough to have seen that quilt! And what a story! I did need the tissue, too! Very bittersweet. And very nice quilt, too!

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    Jackie
    June 23, 2010 at 7:25 am

    This is new to me! Thank you for the link. Off to check it out!

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    Shelley
    June 23, 2010 at 7:31 am

    Love your Bricks quilt AMY! Isn't it neat when we step out of our usual fabric zone and are pleasantly surprised with the results! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Little Lady Patchwork
    June 23, 2010 at 8:03 am

    Thank you for sharing the story with us!<br />Stefanie

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    Laurie
    June 23, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Beautiful quilt and beautiful story – congratulations on being featured! I&#39;m off to write you an email about a similar story.

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    Sara
    June 23, 2010 at 12:44 pm

    I came from quilt story … your blog is great! i&#39;ll add you to my reader! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Denise :)
    June 23, 2010 at 1:51 pm

    I&#39;m so glad you posted the link to that blog, it&#39;s very touching. Thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Des
    June 23, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    oh what a quilt story. It&#39;s beautiful. That&#39;s what I love about quilting….being able to wrap a loved one. <br /><br />and i LOVE what you did with the Irish flag colors!!

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    Melissa
    June 23, 2010 at 8:56 pm

    I read it today and got all teary! It&#39;s a beautiful quilt. I&#39;m sure he will always treasure it.

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    Dionne
    June 24, 2010 at 12:19 am

    What a beautiful quilt. Such a sad, sad story…

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    Kara@ Creations by Kara
    June 24, 2010 at 8:46 pm

    Beautiful quilt story Amy. I did the same thing when one of our friends died in childbirth with their fifth baby. I felt helpless and wanted to do something. I made quilts from each of her children out of her clothing. I cried buckets onto those quilts, but it was therapeutic to sew them.

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