The "Trash Quilt"

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by , 01-22-2012 at 05:47 AM (737 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by Eddie View Post
Here's a couple of photos of a quilt that I finished quilting the other day for my mother-in-law. She found the quilt top in the trash at a school that she worked out a few years ago and fished it out and saved it. She showed the quilt top to me a couple of years ago and I told her I'd quilt it for her. So, I finally did. I could tell by the weave of some of the fabrics that they're authentic feedsack material. So this quilt looks like classic 1930s.

As they say "One man's trash is another man's treasure." I think it's beautiful.
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  1. bisque's Avatar
    That is an awesome quilt! I love love love old fabric of the 1920+ Please tell me, did you quilt with long arm or do you use free motion? That is simply out of this world. One very special quilt. I'm just loving it great job. bisque from N.J.
  2. karen924's Avatar
    WOW, your Mom has great luck finding that quilt top. The meander is perfect for it. Thanks for sharing it.

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