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silencestrikes
« on: June 13, 2006 05:06:38 AM »

So, here's the deal. My best friend is having a baby in December. So, since I'm off work for the summer, I started making the afghan now. It's just granny squares, so it's going to be kind of airy. What I was thinking about doing after the afghan itself is finished, somehow using pieces of salvaged baby blankets to kind of... quilt on one side?  Shocked

I've never seen it done before, but in my mind it's kind of cool.
Any suggestions, help, comments?
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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2006 08:20:54 AM »

sounds like a cool idea to me Grin
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« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2006 03:20:15 PM »

I have had this idea before, and I think it's fantastic.  I have no idea how it could be done, seeing as I don't sew at all, but I think it would be the coolest blanket/afgan/quit ever.  Good luck, and let us know how it goes!
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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2006 08:37:48 AM »

Try a blanket stitch around the outside to join the two pieces together and then tie knots evenly throughout the blanket on the baby blanket side.  The same way the quilts are tied together, snip the threads close after knotting.

I hope this will help.

Cathy
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2006 09:45:19 AM »

Thanks for the suggestion.

I'm just sooo glad the baby's not due till december- I've got time to work some of this stuff out.
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