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« on: January 30, 2012 09:30:40 PM »

First time poster, yay!

I have a confession to make: Although I am in the learning process for "real" quilts, rag quilts lay nearest and dearest to my heart. They are cute, homey, and (to me) simpler. So I had to make a queen size quilt out of some random fabrics I had lying around. And here are the pictures of it.

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Most of the fabrics I used were $1/ yd clearance fabrics from Wal-Mart, but it made one awesome Quilt for me.

p.s. The back is a complete mash-up of random scraps I have accumulated over the past 5 years. Seriously, it's polka dots mixed in with teddy bears mixed in with solids. No one is going to see the back anyway, so why photograph it? lol
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« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2012 09:50:31 PM »

That does look very homey!
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2012 10:16:10 PM »

That turned out great! I say Rag Quilts are real quilts! You quilted it, right?

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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012 05:09:17 AM »

This is soooo pretty Cheesy! I would love to do a rag quilt but I already have 4 quilts on the go at the moment Cry.

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« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2012 06:40:38 AM »

Rag quilts really rock!  Cheesy  They give that downhome, comfy feeling.  You did an awesome job on it!

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« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2012 07:11:24 AM »

Rag quilts rock!!  I make them all the time.   Have you ever thought about using the same method for other items...tote bags...throw pillows...car seat covers...etc...? 
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« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2012 07:19:34 AM »

I'd love to see the back :p
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« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2012 07:25:05 AM »

Very cute!  there's nothing more comfortable that a rag quilt.  Great job
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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2012 10:21:46 AM »

That looks lovely, and I must admit... you've made me curious to see the back!  Wink

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« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2012 06:27:41 PM »

I didn't know what a rag quilt was, so I looked it up before responding to your post. I gotta say I'm intrigued! That blanket looks super fluffy and cozy. I might have to make one for myself Smiley
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