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Topic: My First Quilt - Vintage sheet Quilt  (Read 5143 times)
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rootdarc
« Reply #20 on: July 06, 2011 11:50:29 AM »

This is so awesome - i love the patterns! Did you get them all from thrift stores or somewhere else??
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« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2011 03:34:59 PM »

So beautiful!!! I've been meaning to do a quilt with all vintage sheets - I love the way yours came out.
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« Reply #22 on: July 10, 2011 02:31:43 AM »

Thank you for all your nice comments:)

Yes all the sheets are from the thrift store/op shop.  I have so many more now, I think I have an addiction. If I see one in an op shop I have to buy it otherwise I'm thinking about it for days afterwards and end up going back for it anyway.Smiley

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« Reply #23 on: July 12, 2011 01:34:28 AM »

so pretty!! i love the embroidery. Looks great!
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« Reply #24 on: July 15, 2011 07:48:14 PM »

you've found some great sheets to use! Smiley
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« Reply #25 on: July 24, 2011 10:59:35 AM »

If I may ask, are you using the "quilt as you go method" of constructing this quilt.   I am having a hard time finding someone that does it.  It looks like around each block there is a row of stitching that indicates QAYG.    Your quilt is absolutely gorgeous by the way!!!    Such talent Smiley

Thank you so much for reading this question and hope that you respond. Have a great evening.
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« Reply #26 on: September 17, 2011 01:42:13 PM »

I only just saw this question sorry!, I had to look up what 'quilt as you go' was as I have only made two quilts and just figured it out as I went along.

From what I can tell, no I didn't quilt as I went along sorry. I did the whole of the top of the quilt, then I attached batting and the bottom and quilted through them, you know the more usual way.

Seems to be a few good tutorials on Quilting as you go though:)

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« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2011 06:29:12 AM »

Gorgeous!  All of the vintage fabric is wonderful. Love it!
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