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I had grandma's doilies tucked away in a closet for years.  As a gift to my sisters I made them into quilts to put on their night stands........Don't throw or tuck anything away if it has special meaning.......

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Comment by June Johnson/Wi on December 29, 2014 at 1:37pm

Judith, wow; a great gift.

Comment by Donna Sykes on December 29, 2014 at 8:10am

Beautiful gifts Judith. Your family will treasure these. One year I did a similar thing with my grandmother's Hankies. I made pillows for each of my siblings and cousins. They all appreciated them very much.

Comment by Joanna liguz on December 29, 2014 at 7:11am

Good Idea, Very pretty,  a great keep sake......I still use mine just the way they are,,,,I have a cousin who make these things and I love them. I also have one that my grandmother made....back in the day.....I'll have to post pictures of it....

Retro Clean works great Pam..!

Comment by Pam/NY on December 29, 2014 at 6:02am

Great idea! Thanks for sharing this...I have several that through the years yellowed. I used the product Retro Clean and they came back to life! You have given us all a great idea to share with family!

Comment by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on December 29, 2014 at 5:22am

Great idea for vintage doilies, Judith.  Very pretty.

Comment by Mary In Ohio on December 28, 2014 at 6:33pm

Just beautiful!  What great way to keep a treasure. 

Comment by ranchmom/OR on December 28, 2014 at 6:23pm

Judith those are lovely, what a precious gift for you sisters

Comment by Sharon Reeves on December 28, 2014 at 6:22pm

That was a fantastic way to preserve the dollies and have them seen. I've several from my mother who crocheted them over 60 yrs ago. How did you attach them onto the quilt? I'd love to do this for my sister.

Comment by Barb/WI on December 28, 2014 at 5:53pm

Wowsers!  What a beautiful way to use those lovely old doilies.  Your sisters will appreciate them, I am sure.

Comment by Shannon, ON on December 28, 2014 at 4:47pm

how very lovely. food for thought.

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