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  1. LOCAL QUILT & FABRIC SHOPS IN MADRID (SPAIN)

    by , 02-11-2014 at 01:11 AM (Marta's Blog)
    For all the fellows quilter of the board who like hunt fabric in theirs trips!!

    Here in Spain, quilting is not a traditional craft. Knitting, crocheting and embroidery are usual with strong traditional roots. Since 15 years ago the patchwork, as quilting is known here, is trendy. Shops, local and on-line, are settling but the notions and fabrics are expensive, imported.

    There aren't a lot of shops in the diferente cities of Spain, in Madrid (3 million pop.) are only 6 or ...

    Updated 02-11-2014 at 11:27 PM by tron80

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    General
  2. My Crocheted-Quilt. Tutorial/Pics.

    by , 02-08-2014 at 05:26 AM (Marta's Blog)
    Quote Originally Posted by tron80 View Post
    Several members of this wonderful site ask me how I made this type of "quilt" . A "crocheted-quilt" I named it.
    I hope this is the right place to show it. Thank you very much for your warm welcome aboard.
    This was my first attemp to make a quilt 30 years ago when I was in college. The proyect was bigger but it went UFO several month later ..... (too much study and... partys I think ).
    Two years ago I rescued it from my mom's attic, I re-learned to crochet
    ...

    Updated 02-10-2014 at 10:51 PM by tron80

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    Tutorials

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