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The fabric of life

By helenlinda
One that my friend Barbara is putting together - some is tacked, some is pinned and some has been sewn together. All scraps, each with a story. All colours and shades but with rough edges turned back in order to fit together.
I wonder what makes up the story of your life?
As I enter my 66th year today, I'm very thankful for the many people who have been part of my life, beginning with Mum and Dad and my brother Steven, who I get to see this coming week, and extending to my husband, children and grandchildren................................and so many, many friends, from school, college, Guides, church, governors, neighbours, Samaritans, Parkinson's, International Students, here on epz, on facebook, etc etc
Some I still see, others I remember and look forward to seeing again
So many to be thankful for today

Tags: Material Colourful Specialist and abstract Patchwork Pins

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12 Feb 2017 12:44AM
Great photo and lovely idea and a happy birthday.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
12 Feb 2017 12:51AM
Memory Quilt--- the very best sort
except maybe a photo album?
12 Feb 2017 4:07AM
Lovely photo

Savvas Stavrinos
nonur 13 18 13 Turkey
12 Feb 2017 5:15AM
Lovely idea, very nice writeup and cheerful image,
I wish you and yours long and healthy life, Helen.
ddolfelin 10 103 3 Wales
12 Feb 2017 5:35AM

By todays standards you are just a young thing and I hope you have MANY HAPPY RETURNS.

(I have a friend who has moved to Cornwall and has started an Internet business selling pre-cut pieces for quilt making).
Love the symbolism in your picture.
Have a really great day!
CarolG 15 199 20 Greece
12 Feb 2017 6:15AM
A very happy and peaceful birthday, Helen, have a wonderful celebration of life.
12 Feb 2017 7:50AM
Happy Birthday, Helen - have a lovely day!SmileSmile
A beautiful quilt with so many fond memories, side by side.
Best wishes,

12 Feb 2017 8:47AM
I have a patchwork I made many many years ago. It's sitting in a cupboard. I really ought to get it out and use it because there are fabrics in it which remind me of so many past times.
Philip_H 10 1.5k United Kingdom
12 Feb 2017 9:14AM
Happy birthday, Helen Grin

P Grin
12 Feb 2017 10:28AM
Happy birthday!
Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2017 11:10AM
Happy birthday Helen - I'm sure your life would make a fabulous quilt like the one here.
Recently saw Little House on the Prairie where mamma sells her life quilt to save a calf from being slaughtered!
Kate Grin
Mollycat Plus
9 21 2 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2017 12:08PM
Happy birthday Helen have a wonderful day. You're still a spring chicken, enjoy life.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
12 Feb 2017 3:19PM
Happy Birthday Helen - Life is certainly a patchwork and your's seems to be joining up very well. Love the colourful image.
Joan. Smile
pamelajean Plus
16 1.8k 2268 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2017 8:28PM
Happy Birthday, Helen, have a good one, and remember your colourful past with its diversity and creativity, just like the image above.
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
13 Feb 2017 11:16AM
A great pattern pic, Helen Smile Didn't know you'd had a birthday! So, belated birthday wishes for yesterday, hope it was a good one Smile
Trev Smile
Chinga Plus
11 112 3 United Kingdom
14 Feb 2017 11:30AM
Stunning quilt... Makes a wonderful composition.
Happy belated Birthday Helen and many happy returns...IsabelGrin Grin

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