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Thread: Puff (biscuit) Quilts

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    I am just full of questions today. Anyway, who on the board has made a puff quilt? My DD has put in a request for a "puffy" quilt. Have never made one before. She has a king sized bed - oh happy day. If one of this size can be done, wouldn't it be too heavy. Thoughts and suggestions PLEASE.

    Thanks.

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    I haven't made one. Thought you might like to see one posted earlier today by a member: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-152279-1.htm
    Doesn't it go so well in the room? Very pretty.

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    That is so very pretty. Make me think twice about making one. Wasn't so sure at first.

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    we had a ball making that & it's still the most comfy & loved comforter in the house
    they are heavy, but that's expected cause they're full of stuffing--
    it's FUN &it's a great project for grandkids & kids {help with stuffing} TRY it!

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    I have a queen size one to finish that mom started before she got too sick to sew, waiting for cooler weather as it is to the point of backing and tying. Yes its going to be heavy but it will hold many memories too. She left me with enough extra fabric for deep dust ruffle and pillow shams and I've been careful no to dip into that fabric for anything else.

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    They can be real heavy, just make sure to go easy on the stuffing.

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    I made one as a rag quilt, it was cute with the rag look

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    You cut 2 pieces of fabric, one an inch or two larger than the other. Doesn't seem to matter much about sizes, just do them all the same.

    Sew fronts together with pleats in the middle of each side,leave an opening to turn it. Stuff it to your desired fullness and hand sew the opening closed. Then sew it to the others.
    This is a good take-along project to work on.

    I think one of my daughters has one I made at night while she was small, while my ex-DH was stationed TDY overseas.

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    I have one that my motherin law made out of silk so beautiful but way to have for me it actually makes my body ache from the weight when I try to use it

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