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Old 08-06-2013, 10:48 PM   #1
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A jean quilt - christmas gift story

Backstory- roughly 40 years ago my mom made my dad a jean quilt. 25 years ago my parents divorced. 20 years ago I rescued quilt after the woman my dad cheated on my mom with took a pair of scissors to it. (I was 8 years old then) sometime between now and them my mom took it apart and kept the jean top. 5 years ago my dad passes away suddenly (I was pregnant with his first grandson and he never got to know).

This year my mom and I are teaming up on Christmas gifts. She picks out fabric and I piece them and she quilts them.

This is my big brothers gift. For him and his infant daughter.

My mother sent me the jeans and told me her plan. I took the jeans and cut squares. Mended the holes and pieced with the boarder. My mom will quilt and embroider the boarder.

I rescued this 20 years ago and this year I can only hope it helps rescue and make my brother feel secure in a very bad time in his life.

It sorta still smells like my dad. In happy I got to fix it since I rescued it.

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I can only share here and not on FB or my blog as it is a gift and something's just need to be shared.


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Old 08-06-2013, 10:53 PM   #2
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love it!

my mil made me a jean quilt out of dh's old jeans back when we were in high school
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:00 AM   #3
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I really like it!
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Old 08-07-2013, 05:15 AM   #4
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Great idea, I love jean quilts...especially ones that have character.
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