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Maggie aka Grandma Sunshine Posted: Mon, Oct 14 2013 8:32 AM

As you all know, Kathy's DH passed unexpectedly in the beginning of October. The RR4Group 2 would like to request donations for a 10.5" quilt block(to finish 10") in a heart theme, any color scheme. The blocks will be used to make a backing for her RR quilt top that Group 2 will be completing. Any extra blocks will be used to make a matching quilt for her beloved and steadfast companion during this time of sorrow, her fur baby (dog). She shared with me, when I lost my pet on the 3rd, that she didn't know what she would have done without the unconditional love and companionship of her pet.  Kathy sold her house in three days from listing and will be making a temporary move to live with family until she can find a home close to her family.

Blocks will be due by November 30th (sooner is always better). Please respond to this posting or you can PM me directly if you would like to contribute and I will PM my address. I will put the backing together and Bethany Jane will do the long arm quilting. With the holidays coming up and Kathy's moves, we are aiming for a completed quilt by the end of February.  The RR ends in January so we will be moving quickly after it's completion. 

Please remember to sign the front of your block before sending to me. Also, if you are unsure about squaring, please leave some additional room for tweaking. 

Thank you for your compassion. 

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Mimi replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 3:43 PM

Maggie, Please count me in for this.  Thanks to you for heading up this project.  I look forward to your PM.

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Diana replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 4:54 PM

I'm in as well.  Just PM ME your address to send it.

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Maggie 

Count me in.  Let me know where to send

 

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Kris replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 6:03 PM

Maggie,

some of us would like to make blocks here at the retreat. Send me your addy please. If we're not "friends" it's OK. I accept PMs from everyone.

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Bev replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 6:45 PM

Maggie, After looking at patterns for 10 1/2 inch blocks, I found the one I want to send for this quilt.  I will be looking for your PM.

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Kris replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 8:22 PM

Wrong thread.

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zoetc49 replied on Mon, Oct 14 2013 10:35 PM

Count me in, glad you got this going. 

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Bonita replied on Wed, Oct 16 2013 6:22 AM

Count me in Maggie.

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Angele replied on Wed, Oct 16 2013 7:20 AM

You can count me in. I will pm you.

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tnmtgrl replied on Wed, Oct 16 2013 8:04 AM

I would like to join in too, please PM me

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Susie replied on Wed, Oct 16 2013 8:30 AM

Count me in!  Oddly enough, I have some hearts at home that I can make work just fine for this.

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Count me in as well!  Please let me know where to send them!! :)

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Candis replied on Wed, Oct 16 2013 12:00 PM

I'm in also, 

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Hi Maggie - I thought I had answered this thread but I guess I didn't. So sorry. You can count me in also. Thanks you for doing this.

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