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Thread: Wanted to share my new quilt.

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    I collected 66 vintage mens ties. Cut the blocks out for the Bowtie blocks and the piano key border, selected the the bachground material, and then, a friend here on this message board did her magic on them and turnned then into a beautiful quilt. I had to show it off she did a great job putting it together and quilting it. I love it and will use it on my bed. Thanks Georgia you are the best friend to do this.

    Quilt on my bed
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    the blocks and background
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    the quilting
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    Super Member I go To The Sea To Breathe's Avatar
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    How clever. Love it...

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    Wow! I love it. The colors and the quilting are amazing!

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    What a wonderful combination! Men's ties can be so beautiful. I've often wished I had something to do with all of the patterns and colors.

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    What a lovely quilt!

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    Senior Member redturtle's Avatar
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    lovely...

    guess there is "fabric" to be found whenever i run to the thrift stores...

    great idea...wonderful job

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    Very nice and GREAT job on the quilting!

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    VERY NICE!!!

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    Love it! I keep thinking of collecting ties plus using my hubby's old ones - you're inspiring me. I love morning glories, & the quilting looks like my favorite flower.

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    Very nice job! Good use of old ties!

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