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- Joined: Sat Sep 17, 2016 2:00 am
I have a fair amount of "stash". Looking at it all one day I wondered what I could possibly do with it all. Then it occurred to me....I plan on retiring from nursing in about five years. There are twenty four beds on my unit...and the day I retire I plan on placing one of my quilts on each bed as a gift to my patients. So far, I have almost four done....all so far from scraps. A good friend gave me an Accuquilt recently and this has been a real big help. Each quilt will be different and I plan to learn a new block or new technique with each quilt.
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- Joined: Sat Jan 06, 2007 7:51 am
How very thoughtful of you, as well as ambitious! Be sure to post the ones you finish....we would love to see them. Also, welcome.
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- Joined: Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:25 pm
Barb that is a really nice and special way for your patience to Remember you .
If you get a chance come over to the sew in Section pull up a seat and have coffee with.
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- Joined: Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:32 pm
Yes would love to see your quilts..
Very kind of you to make for others..
Even a foot quilt is nice less work and still a lovely
reminder.. All their visitors will
then request one for their homes and you'll be gone
hope you'll leave your name at the home in case the family
requests a quilt..
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- Joined: Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:01 am
Very thoughtful! And fun for you! I have one quilt finished so far to give to the care facility near us and another one almost done. My smallest scraps I cut into 1-1/2" squares and every time I need a jump scrap, I grab a square. It took me 9 months to finish the first quilt in this manner. Just another way to get one more quilt done with no conscious effort.
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- Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:52 am
What a great project. Hope you will share pictures. Also I too will add my invitation with the others to join us in "sew in" every day or when you can. We are always ready to welcome more friends.
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- Joined: Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:18 pm
WOW!!! What an amazing, special retirement gift in reverse!!! Hope to see your photos!