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  • Yanna
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    Wonderful that your grandsons are learning to quilt. The quilt came out great!!!

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  • cv quilter
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    Originally posted by jjkaiser View Post
    How about making a junior JR quilt AG size? That would be fun!
    I love that idea. Might even use narrower strips!

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  • Mimis-quilts
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    I am very proud of my little guys. I don't get to see them very often because they don't live near me...but they are here all week. Loving every minute of them being here, along with their sister.

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  • auntiemern
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    Spectacular. You must be so proud of these young men.

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  • jjkaiser
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    Originally posted by cv quilter View Post
    I LOVE that you are working with your grandsons and teaching them the love of quilting. It's not for everyone, but Alex might just decide he likes it. Andy is doing an awesome job. I love sewing with my two granddaughters when we can. It's wonderful to spend the time with them, even if they don't really have an interest in what we are working on. Jelly Roll quilts and American Girl doll clothes is what we have worked on.
    How about making a junior JR quilt AG size? That would be fun!

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  • GrammaBabs
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    Good for you... boys can learn a lot by doing something "hands on" like this...

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  • cv quilter
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    I LOVE that you are working with your grandsons and teaching them the love of quilting. It's not for everyone, but Alex might just decide he likes it. Andy is doing an awesome job. I love sewing with my two granddaughters when we can. It's wonderful to spend the time with them, even if they don't really have an interest in what we are working on. Jelly Roll quilts and American Girl doll clothes is what we have worked on.

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  • jjkaiser
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    Love, love love this idea. My gk are just 1, 3, & 5 so it'll be a few years before we can sew together. Think how much you taught them! I am sure they were amazed at how many steps were involved and how many decisions you have to make along the way. And tell them great job guys!!

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  • canspach
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    This makes me smile BIG! I love you are sharing your talent and passion with your Grandkids. What wonderful memories you are making together.

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  • Mimis-quilts
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    These boys and I have a beautiful relationship/bond. We have had many, many special moments. Anything that I do, they want to do.

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  • CraftyJnet
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    How wonderful! They will have special memories as well as the confidence to do it themselves.

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  • Patty J
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    Looks like they were working really hard. What nice quilts they made. What wonderful life skills they learned too. Congrats to Grandma too. You have given them some great memories.

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  • Mimis-quilts
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    Getting the grandkids involved

    This past summer I got my twin grandsons started on quilting. Andy was gungho right from the start and finished his. Alex couldn't stay focused long enough to finish his, but we are working on it again while they are on break from school. Alex 7-10.jpgAlex and his quilt laid out.jpgAndy tying his quilt.jpgAndy tying.jpgAndy with his finished quilt 7-15-16.jpgAndy.jpgMimi, Andy, Ana, Alex 7-15-16.jpgAndy-quilt lesson 1-2.jpgAndy-quilt lesson 1-3.jpg
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