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Thread: Too warm to give quilt??

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    Senior Member Blue's quilting mama's Avatar
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    It is always quilt-giving season!

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    Anytime is a good time for a quilt. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prissnboot
    NEVER!!! Quilts are great for indoor air conditioning - I live in Houston and slept beneath two comforters last night, and the a/c was only set on 77, with the ceiling fan going. I grew up sleeping beneath multiple blankets so it's a comfort thing for me, and perhaps will comfort the children as well.

    Get stitchin, girlfriend!
    I agree! I live in SC and it's about 100 deg right now and I slept under 2 quilts last night. Our air was also on 77 but hubby keeps the fan on and I would be too cold without my 2 quilts. I also grew up with air and always had blankets so I can't ever sleep without a nice quilt.

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    Quilts can be given anytime. My Grandma gave me a quilt when I was small and I used it for forts over a card table and it went everywhere with me. Glenn

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    I recently made a quilt for my 18 y.o. granddaughter who has now gone overseas to Cambodia for a few years doing volunteer work. She made the request, as she wanted something to remind her of home. The temp there is always in the 30 - 40 deg celcius. She turns the fan on full blast so that she can use it!!

    Quote Originally Posted by tweezy50
    I need to know.....because of a situation that I won't go into now, we have "inherited" a new family branch. ?there is a 3 year old little girl and a 5 year old boy. The family has very little as far as posessions. The parents are hard workers. It's just that luck has not been their friend lately. I am making the children eachtheir own little quilt and possibly a pillow case to match.

    Problem is, the weather here will be hitting 90-100 degrees soon. Probably won't be much of a need for quilts to stay warm! (Duh). Would it be silly to give them to the children now or should I wait until cooler weather? Don't want to look like I'm just a silly ol' grandma, but would like to help them out.

    Guess after all this, my question is.....is there a quilt giving season?

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    Well if it is too hot to lay under it, it is always great to lay on top of it. Now with the airconditioning, I use quilts year around. I would say give it.

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    not at all, things always cool down at night and am sure in a heatwave they will be so very plsed.

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    I agree with everyone else - give the quilts now.

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    It's all in the presentation
    Give it with love and tell them it is for dreaming on top of as well as snuggled under

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    I made my grandson in North Carolina a quilt for napping and I used cotton knit fabric ( I call it T-shirt knit) instead of batting.

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