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Monday, August 21, 2017

Daughter's Sweet 16 Swoon Pattern Quilt is Finished!!

 I actually finished this a couple weeks ago, and she has been loving and enjoying it ever since. 
I am so proud of this. 
This quilt was made with lots of love piecing and quilting on my domestic machine. 
SWEET 16 SWOON QUILT 2017
Finished size 
81" X 81"



 She chose owls for the back! Very cute and whimsical.




Some close up looks at my quilting. I pre-designed my plan for each block, 
with only small subtle differences.
Swirls around the sashing and borders.

A close up of the quilting from the back.


She loves it!
I love her!


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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.