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fightinglady Posted: Tue, Jul 29 2014 8:41 AM

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My mother was an avid quilter. She recently passed away after a long illness. I have an extravagant quilting room at her home, Bernina Artista 200 machine, several other and a lifetime of fabrics and cd's and threads. I would like to give away some things, but other things of value will be sold to those who can use them. Any help is appreciated. Bart 786-553-1311

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Hi fightinglady, Sorry about the loss of your mother. You might try getting in touch with a local quilter's guild. They would likely be happy to help you with donations and ways to sell her quilting equipment. 

 

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Hi fightinglady,

You have my heart felt sympathy for loosing your mother.  I lost my mother 45 years ago, her grave is in Ft Myers.  May I suggest  to hold on to some of her sewing machines or at least the oldest one, just in case.  I have some needle work my mother did for me and I treasure that.  It's something I can touch that still makes a connection and  the needle works will go to my children after I have gone to where my mother resides now.  The needle work is art knitting and my mom made beautiful doilies for me.

Marianne

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Marie replied on Thu, Jul 31 2014 11:05 AM

Sorry about the loss of your mother.  Don't be too hasty in selling off things, take a while to make up your mind about what stays and goes, you'll be glad you did.  

Millbury, MA

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