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My grandson Mike loves the Chiefs so he was thrilled when they won the Super Bowl.  I found this cute machine embroidered gnome design so made it for him as he has just moved in to his first apartment.  I found the Chiefs fabric at Joanns.  It was absolutely horrible to work with and I would certainly never use it in a quilt, but it worked okay for a pillow.  The original price was $12.99 per yard, but they had it "on sale" for $9.99.  Wasn't worth more than $5.99 per yard in my opinion.  It was very stiff and very off grain.  I'm sure he will like it though.  It is also on the back.

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Comment by Janet/MO yesterday

Thanks handstitcher.  I am very fortunate in that all 4 of my grandkids love my quilts.  

Comment by handstitcher/IL on Saturday

Very cute, Janet! I love the gnome. What a great way to interest your grandson in your sewing endeavors. Never too early to ensure your grandchildren will respect and take care of your quilts some day!

Comment by Janet/MO on Saturday

I gave him his pillow yesterday & his face just lit up.  He is my oldest grandson & the apple of my eye although the other 2 grandsons & 1 granddaughter are as well.  

Comment by Barb/WI on Saturday

The pillow is great and will be very appreciated.  I have also run into similar fabric at Joanns.  Thank goodness they generally have good coupons.

Comment by Carol Ann Hinton on Thursday

Looks great!  I'm appalled at the fabric prices you quoted though, at Joann's yet!  I pause at $12.99 at my local premium quilt shoppe!

Comment by Irene Gallway on Thursday

That is so nice. He will love it. Considering the fabric was hard to work with, you nailed it.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on Thursday

What a fun project!  And a keepsake, to boot!

Comment by Pam/NY on Thursday

Adorable...Congrats on the win.One of the best games in a long time.

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