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This wallhanging is based on a larger one I found in a magazine.  I made this to hang in my 7 year old granddaughter's bedroom, at our house.  It is a tribute to her mom, our daughter-in-law, who just passed away much too young after her 7 year battle with metastatic breast cancer.  She truly knew how to live life in full bloom, and made making memories a priority.  We never heard her complain as she fought bravely until she had nothing left to fight with.  (Sorry, didn't plan to add the picture of the matching pillow.)

 

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Comment by Barb/WI on August 11, 2018 at 6:59pm

Thank you, ladies.  Your kind words really do mean a lot.  For as much as my DIL's passing was not unexpected, this is, just the same, knocking me for a bigger loop than I ever thought.

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on August 11, 2018 at 5:17pm

Lovely tribute to a life lived well.  What a precious gift to your granddaughter.  

Comment by handstitcher/IL on August 10, 2018 at 7:41am

I’m so sorry for the loss of your daughter in law. What a lovely gift for your granddaughter at such a sad time. 

Comment by Janet/MO on August 9, 2018 at 7:00pm

My sincere condolences as well Barb.  It seems like more & more young women are being diagnosed with breast cancer.  Your granddaughter is going to cherish this quilt made in honor of her mom. 

Comment by Barb/WI on August 8, 2018 at 2:12pm

Thank you, Mary.  Everyone who knew her, was inspired by her.  

Comment by Barb/WI on August 8, 2018 at 9:05am

Thank you so much, Pam.  Now my heart is breaking for your friend, as well.  The story sounds all too familiar.

Comment by Pam/NY on August 8, 2018 at 8:39am

Barb- My heart breaks for your family...she sounds like she was a wonderful person. We are going through the same battle with dear friends. She is 33 with three babies. It just breaks your heart to watch them battle only to have something else happen. your wallhanging and pillow are beautiful. thoughts are with you and your family.....

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