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Barbara Black was "gifted" with an imperfect quilt. When asked why she accepted it, she had a wonderful answer and 6 great life lessons learned from the quilt.

Click here to discover the imperfection and find out what Barbara learned.

 

 
 
 
 
 

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#7 Veronica 2019-02-12 10:28
Isn't it an Amish belief that only God can create perfection and so they make a small mistake in their quilts to remind themselves of this. This may be an older belief and seen in older quilts.
#6 NanaPie 2019-02-12 09:02
What a lovely post - and what a beautiful heart you have, Barbara.
#5 alice 2019-02-11 13:10
Love both the quilt and the story. The life lessons are ones we should all learn.
#4 Mindy 2019-02-11 11:55
There is a term--wabisabi- -that refers to something that maybe chipped, worn, dinked or dented, but it still has use and value. Barbara is right, the student did not deserve such a treasure.
#3 Betty 2019-02-11 09:04
They need to find a way to remove that (I need to do everything perfectly DNA) and this world will be a better happier place. Almost every one of us has it. I loved the story.
#2 Kathy 2019-02-11 08:32
I love this, after all nobody is perfect.
Beautibul quilt
#1 Dawn C. 2019-02-11 08:04
Great story!
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