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Topic: Do Raggy strip quilts count?  (Read 1641 times)
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« on: June 28, 2008 04:09:38 PM »

I made my first ever raggy quilt. 

Did it for my boys who are obsessed with Finding Nemo.  Now I wish I had made it larger since they all 3 fight nonstop to be under it at the same time!

From start to finish, got it done in under 5 hours, and that's with 3 boys helping!  That's about all the time I can manage nowadays before I put it in the corner and forget about it.  (dont look in my closet of shame, please!)

Here's my next project I plan to copy in CORDUROY!  OOOH, I just LOVE corduroy!  I can't wait!

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And no, I'm not the author, it's not my site.  I just really like making these!
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« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2008 07:35:55 PM »

Very Nice !!!!
What size did you cut your strips?
My Grandkids would love that quilt too, they are big Nemo fans too.
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« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2008 08:09:29 PM »

Very cute fabrics ... and of course it counts!   Cheesy

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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2008 09:07:32 PM »

the width of the strips depends on how big you want the quilt.  There's a mathmatical formula (ok, little chart)  LOL that shows how wide to make your strips depending on how many strips you want, and how big you want the quilt.  I hate math, so the book really helps.  LOL
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2008 06:26:18 AM »

I love this!  I just made two patchwork rag quilts...  I wish I would have tried this first!  This would be great for when you want to make something special, and need to make it fast!

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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2008 09:02:42 PM »

What a cute, cuddly quilt!
No wonder they are fighting over it!  Wink
Great job.  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2008 07:21:00 PM »

Oooh. I've never heard of a raggy quilt. I like the look though. I'll have to try that. I'm still working on the wall hanging I plan to post in this category, except it's paper pieced (too scared to make it the traditional way).

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