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For all of you who have been following the journey, here is the finished quilt. This is a quilt that I was asked to make for a gentlemen who for 20+ years has been the band director at a school in Collinsville, IL. He was a mentor for my daughter. My grandson also had him as a band director in high school and was taught saxophone by him. It was my honor to be asked to make this quilt out of 42 ties that had been given to him over the years. As you can see, the ties mostly pertain to music but have also some fun ties that the kids made or had made for him.

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Comment by Paula Jones on October 17, 2009 at 2:35pm
Acherished gift for sure! You did an awesome job on this!!!!!Wow!
Comment by Pam/NY on October 17, 2009 at 1:12pm
I really love this...my son is a teacher and he gets a lot of ties for gifts...now I know what to do with them...thanks!
Comment by B J Elder/WA on October 17, 2009 at 12:47pm
What a wonderful quilt. You did a fabulous job showing these ties in a gorgeous pattern. I know it will be greatly cherished! (I was a saxophone player, too - LOL).
Comment by Cat Lady--MO on October 17, 2009 at 11:47am
Crescendo! Fortissimo! Pianissimo! Take your bow.
Comment by cellogirl on October 17, 2009 at 11:42am
Great tie quilt!! and super backing for it!! Do you play harp?--happy stitches--
Comment by Ada Funnell on October 17, 2009 at 11:23am
What a great way of using the ties. It is a beautiful quilt and I think you have done a wonderful job.
Comment by Cheryl / NC on October 17, 2009 at 11:15am
Said this on the Slackers page, but I'll say it again here,

BRAVO!

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