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The kaleidoscope Quilt

The kaleidoscope Quilt

Made this for my granddaughter's 21st birthday. I'm usually not showy of things I do, but the MS is progressing and at times I'm not sure I could think my way out of a paper bag. I really thought that my days of making a big quilt (queen size) were over. I designed this in my head, drew it out to make the patterns, pieced it, then quilted it with my sewing machine. It took about five months.

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YLGram, it’s beautiful, and I’m so glad you played the picture! This is a well-planned and lovely quilt, and you should feel very proud!

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It's beautiful, YLGram. I appreciate the work that goes into quilts, knitting, painting, and the various creative abilities shared here. I started on a quilt for my granddaughter when she was born. She'll be 7 next month. 😉 One day she'll get it. But I can't do the patternmaking, piecing, etc like you and others here do. My cognitive problems prevent me from doing that.

So post on!! It's not showing off! It's celebrating what you/we CAN do!

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Thank You

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YLGram, What an awesome birthday gift! It will definitely be one of her keepsakes!

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Wow! 👏🤗

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YLGram thats incredible, well done you. Your granddaughter will love it, not only is she getting a very beautiful gift, but the love her grandmother has poured into it, it's a memory keep sake. You certainly have a gift, and well used. Blessings Jimeka 🦋 🌈

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this quilt is beautiful!

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Really beautiful YLGram

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Beautiful!

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Absolutely gorgeous!!! I love quilts!

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YLGram This is beautiful and so impressive! -Kaitlyn, MSAA

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Wow! I am impressed with what you have done! I am a quilter also, and made a star quilt a few years back, but my MS brain data bank cannot remember which one it was. Perhaps, when it does come back to me, I'll post a picture of it. I made it for my son and daughter-in-love for their first Christmas together. You do a beautiful job. Don't quit. It keeps you active, and keeps your brain alive! God's blessings to you!

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YLGram My mother makes quilts and I know how much work is involved. It is truly beautiful and you should be proud. I am so happy you shared this with us.

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That is a beautiful quilt! Great job!

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Absolutely stunning! You have every right to be proud and to let the whole world know what you can do, even with MS! I'm sure it will be treasured forever.

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Wow! That's beautiful. You have inspired me to go back to knitting. I had joined a group of knitters and craft ladies and it was adjourned for the summer. It will start up soon so I will start up again. So glad you shared your quilt. I love the colors.

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It is lovely! Good for you! It was no doubt quite therapeutic for you. (At least my art is to me.) What lovely colors you chose. Beautiful!

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mrsmike9buffering thanks so much, colors were from emptying out my purple fabric stash as that is the gdaughter's favorite color. Yes, it is very therapeutic. I'm either quilting, sewing or reading. Makes me feel productive and that is important. Your button art is so impressive. You must have great fine motor skills. Do you need to use tweezers?

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I only use tweezers when I fill in the empty parts with beads. Actually my fine motor skills were getting worse and the neuro suggested OT. Insurance wouldn't pay for that until I hit my $2,000 deductible. (NOT) So I came up with my own therapy. I've only been doing mine since January.

I'm envious of your sewing skills. I'm lucky to sew on replacement buttons! My sewing machine just looks at me and the bobbin thread tangles! It hates me...

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YLGram I just came across this post. Definitely want to tell you this quilt is a work of art! Your granddaughter is blessed to receive this. Blessings, Lynn

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Love this!

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Gorgeous. Your Granddaughter will be so happy with that. Bless her heart, bless your heart

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Thank you she was thrilled

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