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Thread: 1969 Fabric

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    Super Member redkimba's Avatar
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    I started going through some of the boxes from my grandmother. She did some paper piecing, but the fabric dates to (at earliest) 1969.

    Since it's been inside a house since then, would I be able to sew them in a quilt? I'm worried that the fabric will shatter, but then again it IS polyester....
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    You have some treasures there. I'd certainly make them into a quilt, if only to preserve the memories. The fabric should be fine, don't worry about "shattering".

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    How fun!!! :) Gosh, it almost seems a shame to lose those wonderful newspaper pieces, doesn't it?

    But, what a great quilt that might make! :)

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    I'm very tempted to frame some of the backs.

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    By all means, put it into a quilt for the memories!

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    Nothing can hurt "polyester" except flame. LOL....enjoy putting this together.

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    Oh what a treasure!

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    Half gallon of Borden Ice-cream for 69 cents??????????/
    Wow, sounds like a million years ago! lol
    What a treasure you have, so happy for you!!! :D:D

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    What an awesome find!! The sales ad is neat. Susan would notice the ice cream.

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    SO would walmart price match you think??

    Great find.. Id frame a few blocks in two sided glass and the rest Id make into a quilt..

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