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« on: January 09, 2014 06:02:04 AM »

Finished my rag quilt!  It was really nice not have to tie/bind it, but I don't think I will ever do one of these again.  I also found a great pillowcase tut online so made one to coordinate.







Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014 06:07:33 AM »

Wonderful!  Smiley Rag quilts are my favorite. Just the comfy warm feel of them really appeal to me.
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2014 06:23:49 AM »

That looks great!
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2014 10:37:26 AM »

Great looking quilt.

How many squares did you have to cut?
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2014 11:44:32 AM »

Looks great! How heavy is it?
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2014 03:09:50 PM »

Wow. I think that is the neatest thing I have ever seen. I made a blue jean quilt years ago. Very warm. No lining required. Yours looks really special. Mine had larger panels. I can't imagine all the cutting and sewing you had to do. Very beautiful. Great Job  Grin

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Whoops...they are very heavy. Imagine 12 pair of jeans around your body. If you wish to line them? Go with a lightweight fleece. And just tie the corners of the squares. All the threading adds more weight. My squares were 10" x 10"...hers look more like 4s, maybe 6. Lots of cutting. Buy good scissors  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2014 04:19:43 PM »

inspirational!! I've got a bunch of denim and flannel that I have mostly cut up that will turn into one of these.  I love seeing one finished..   It looks so cozy!
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2014 04:25:18 PM »

That is a true labor of love, awesome!
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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2014 08:59:55 AM »

Love the texture of this quilt and gosh, what a lot of work! It's so cozy and warm looking.
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« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2014 09:39:43 AM »

I bet that your hands were worn out.  Looks great.
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