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« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2014 03:50:25 AM »

This is amazing!!

It looks so pretty....
and heavy.

Is it heavy?
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« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2014 08:11:01 AM »

Wow, this is so beautiful.  It looks exactly like antique crazy quilts that I have seen in museums. 
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« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2014 05:46:10 AM »

Linakins - yes. This quilt is very heavy. I'm not sure exactly how much it weighs, but now I'm curious, so I'll have to check next time I take it down to switch out. Of course, there are several reasons for the weight.
1. Like most crazy quilts, it is foundation pieced to muslin, so there's automatically an extra layer of fabric in the quilt.
2. I backed this quilt in a nice thick wool herringbone.  It looks pretty, keeps the sun from coming trough the quilt, and is, of course, much heavier per yard than a standard quilting cotton would be.
3. The buttons, brads, and other findings on top of the quilt also add substantial weight to the quilt.
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« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2014 08:16:41 AM »

Stunning... but I already told you that!
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« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2014 04:25:33 PM »

I can't express how beautiful I find this!!!
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« Reply #25 on: January 08, 2014 07:41:05 AM »

This is incredible! I have such a soft spot for crazy quilts & yours is such a beauty! *totally rocks!
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« Reply #26 on: January 08, 2014 09:41:56 PM »

Wow, that is amazing!  I love it!
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« Reply #27 on: January 10, 2014 05:48:21 PM »

I love everything steampunk!
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« Reply #28 on: January 13, 2014 08:43:32 AM »

This is beyond stunning!
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« Reply #29 on: January 13, 2014 07:31:53 PM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured Project!  Smiley
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