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Thread: How to utilize those kids pyjamas, housecoats, etc....

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    Super Member d.rickman's Avatar
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    Much to my surprise - My daughter kept all the boys pyjamas, housecoats and boxers since they were babies, then presented them to me, 3 large garbage bags full, when she realized that I was now quilting. I washed them, then proceeded to take them all apart, there were about 60 items. I cut them all into rectangles, squares and whatever pieces I could salvage. These are rough fellows, so had lots of holes and tears to contend with. I made all the boys quilts from this stack of flannel - the grandsons didn't know until I gave them each a quilt and they recognized the materials - they were amazed and delighted, as was I that it worked out with enough for all 3 boys - two of the quilts were the same.
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    wow, beautiful quilts, thanks for sharing and what a cool way to recycle clothes for the kids into a cool quilt

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    great quilt!

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    They are fantastic....what a great idea. I am sure the boys will treasure them. Love the way you have put the fabrics together.

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    Well done navigating the holes and worn spots...that's the most trying part of all.

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    Is that gorgeous. I would have neve guessed it was not new fabric. The colors are wonderful

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    This is great and from memories. great to recycle too. Good Job

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    Wonderful quilts. I love that they are made from their clothing. They are truly something to be charished.

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    good job

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    good job

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