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I promised to post the picture of the quilt I was repairing for my daughter.  I made this some 30 years ago from a pattern in a magazine.  I can't for the life of me remember the name of the pattern.  The repairs were to the cream colored borders.  For some reason the fabric where I had hand stitched the quilting had caused the fabric to start ripping.  I didn't have the cream colored floral print I originally used but I do have the blue fabric which as it turned out I didn't need to use.  As I mentioned before DD didn't want me to sew the new fabric into the quilt with my sewing machine, so it was all done by hand.  I made a simple zig zag hand stitched quilt in the outer border and a straight line quilting for the inner cream colored border.  There were a few holes in the center part of the cream fabric in the sashing which I also patched up.   

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Comment by handstitcher/IL on November 27, 2019 at 1:19pm

What a lovely quilt! I think one name for the pattern is Hands All Around. You’ve done a lovely job with the repairs and I’m sure DD is thrilled with your results.

Comment by Kathleen Kingsbury on November 25, 2019 at 11:51am

I admire anyone who can repair a quilt. Especially the vintage ones. They do amazing work, as you did too.

Comment by Pam/NY on November 25, 2019 at 11:37am

It's been loved to shreds! Isn't that what we all hope happens to our quilts? Very nice and will go another 30 years...

Comment by Janet/MO on November 25, 2019 at 6:33am

Turned out great.  

Comment by Barb/WI on November 24, 2019 at 4:40pm

What a beautiful quilt design!  Nice work.

Comment by Sharon Reeves on November 24, 2019 at 8:03am

Now DD will have her beautiful quilt again that will last a long time, thanks to Mom. It looks like a new quilt. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on November 24, 2019 at 3:35am

Nice save, Kathy!

Comment by Irene Gallway on November 23, 2019 at 6:44pm

You did a great job of refurbishing this quilt. I love the pattern and the color. 

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