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« on: December 26, 2008 08:48:34 AM »



This is a lap blanket I made my son for Christmas to keep him warm while watching TV and educational so when a country is mentioned, he can look down on the blanket and see where it is on the map.

It cost under $15 for all materials and took about 6 hrs because of the quilting.

I bought the world map fabric panel at Walmart for under $6 and the fleece at Hancock fabric (1 1/2 yds) at Hancock fabric for $4 a yd. then machine quilted where the latitude and longitude line were on the map.




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« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2008 08:59:12 AM »

That's so cool!  I really like how you used the longitude and latitude lines for quilting...it looks great!
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« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2008 09:14:14 AM »

This turned out so well. I love to sneak teaching into kids little brains. Great Idea!
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« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2008 10:28:37 AM »

Great idea to put the latitude and longitude lines in there!
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« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2008 01:23:34 PM »

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What a fantastic idea for a quilt! This could be used as a wallhanging too, it's great!
I wish we had Walmart, and Joann's over here, you seem to get some great bargains!
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« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2008 10:03:02 PM »

Very cool. I bet he loved it.
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« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2008 07:56:38 AM »

What a good idea.  Very nice.

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« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2008 10:34:55 AM »

How fantastic and simple to make!!!!  Great job!
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« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2008 11:25:27 AM »

Cute!
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« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2008 12:11:19 PM »

so cute!!!
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