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Memory Album

July 26, 2007 in Scrapbooking

Talk about stretching my birthday out this year. My sister Julie and her husband RaDmscrapbookcovercopyy just made a visit to Spokane for belated celebrations of my birthday, Murphy's graduation, and Julie's birthday.  Phew! Julie wanted to hand deliver her gift to me - and now I understand why. She put together a Memory Album that ties together my quilt/design career and my family. She included quotes here and there from interviews, family gifts, photos, and more.

I'm sharing a few of the pages so you get the idea of how thoughtfully it was created.

Stockings_21. Murphy and Julie's boys holding up Christmas stockings that Julie made from one of my Robertsnewwheelspatterns. (The photo on the right is from the pattern cover.)

2. A photo of Julie's oldest son Robert on a tricycle and the applique project I designed inspired by Robert.   

Waybackwhen 3. A photo of Julie and Ray and the quilt I gave them for theirRichardkvare wedding in 1983. Back then, I didn't think of signing the quilt or making a label. In 2004, she asked if I would send her a signed label.

4. A photo of my dad, Richard Kvare. I dedicated my book, Quick Country Quilting for Every Room, to his memory. He passed in 1997.Sisters_2

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5. The year of Mummford. A family photo when I gave them all Mummfords for Christmas.

6.  A Sister Page! Julie and I as little girls and a more recent photo when I gave her two quilts for Christmas.

This was such a special gift and one that I will always treasure. My sister has always been one of my greatest supporters. (Thank you, Julie!)

Debbie

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What an absolutely precious gift your sister gave you. I love looking at family photos, no matter whose family it is. Thanks for posting some of the pages Debbie.

Posted by: anonymous | Jul 26, 2007 11:03:42 PM

What a wonderful sister you have. Lucky girl! Great treasure.

Posted by: Lois Michael | Jul 27, 2007 9:08:03 PM

What a treasure your Sister is....xxxx

Posted by: Lucy | Jul 29, 2007 10:37:34 PM

What a wonderful gift!!! Very, very nice.

Posted by: Tilda | Jul 30, 2007 8:27:37 AM

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