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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Quilted Love

Ahhhhhh quilts :) I can't say I have had much to do with quilts until the last few years where many of the ladies on our camp get together an make quilts.  Last year a very good friend made me a quilt, something I will treasure for many years especially knowing the number of hours spent making it.  I often use the saying 'You're a Star' and it was the star quilt pattern she used making it even more special.  Sue showed me some of the other quilts she had and a couple really caught my attention, one was an old one and Sue was pointing out the different pieces of material used, this one was left over from a favourite dress of her mums, another her sister's party dress etc., the other quilt was one she made for her son.  Sue had collected many of his t-shirts from throughout his growing up, some favourites, some being part of a team, other from schools he went to, I am sure you have got the picture. Each piece in both quilts had a memory as so from that I came up with the saying for this card.


Ingredients
  • Digi - Seems Like Just Yesterday by Stitchy Stamps and available from the StitchyBear Digital Outle
  • Purple card from Craft Creations
  • Patterned Paper - Paper Mania and craft magazine
  • ProMarkers - walnut, cocoa, raw sienna, caramel, moss, marsh green, pear green, purple, orchid, blush, satin and blender.  Flex Markers - linen, blush and dusky pink
  • Spellbinders - grand nestabilities scallops and grand nestabilities squares
  • Organza ribbon, green paper, vellum from my stash
I am entering this card in the following challenges:-

17 comments:

  1. Your card is just delightful and the sentiment is wonderful knowing the precious story behind it.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  2. Awww such a lovely story and a card with the most perfect sentiment to illustrate the love and memories stitched into an heirloom quilt. I do feel a little sorry for the sweet little brothers having their tops taken off their backs so you could created your quilt of love..
    I love the patchwork background with it's faux stitching .....your attention to detail had made this card so very pretty. It would be perfect for a quilt maker to include with a lovingly created gift of a quilt.
    Lots of love xxx ♥ ♥ ♥

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  3. Great card. Love the quilt feel. Thanks for joining our Patterned Paper Challenge at Delightful Challenges.

    ~~Chris
    DC-DT

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  4. Lovely papers and cute image. I am very glad you joined us this week at TSB. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge. :)

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    The Stamping Boutique Design Team Member

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  5. The image is so awesome and colored very nice. Great pattern paper. I love the layout and the sentiment, great job. Thanks for playing our bow challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT@4CC!

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  6. Great card, love the sentiment & the quilting looks amazing!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Delightful Challenges this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  7. Gorgeous Design, thank you for joining us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge, we would love it if joined us again next week for another super challenge....
    Hugs
    Suzy B DT
    XX

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  8. Thanks for playing in our "Stitching - Faux or Real" Challenge #83!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  9. Very Cute image! Thanks for sharing over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge. Monica, DT

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  10. Awww this is so cute, just love this image, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  11. awwhhh....so cute! Thanks for joining in our challenge over at TSB!

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  12. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x

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  13. Cute card, love your bold colours.
    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  14. So sweet card.Thank you for joining us over at Suzy Bee’s Bloomin Challenge, we would love it if you joined us again next week,

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  15. What a delightful idea. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 11: cute and sweet - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  16. Super cute!! I love this image - it's very cute :) Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week :)

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  17. So sweet!!! Thanks so much for participating in our STAMPING BOUTIQUE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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Thank you for taking the time to comment, it means a great deal to me. Hoping you have happy crafting days ahead. Hugs Mimi