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Old 07-12-2014, 03:08 AM
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Originally Posted by QuiltnNan View Post
mawluv, those are the same questions i had. lalaland...very nicely done... can you show us the back of one?
here's one i made for my aunt a few years ago and i put ribbon ties on the back... i think i like lalaland's top better, though.
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This is Cute, Only question I have is about the Ribbon Ties. are they going through the Washer ok? if these are for a elderly person in a nursing home- everything gets washed in a Very Large Load Washer with other clothing etc on really Hot Water....
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Old 07-12-2014, 03:54 AM
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I was thinking buttons or Velcro but the piece of elastic is brilliant! Easier to do and adjustable for all people's necks. Thanks!
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Old 07-12-2014, 04:46 AM
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Very pretty! When Dad was in the VA home they used white terry cloth bibs and Velcro to close at neck
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Old 07-12-2014, 04:50 AM
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thank you for the back view. using elastic - excellent idea!
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Old 07-12-2014, 04:51 AM
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Great, stylish look and I know that is appreciated by all who use them.
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:21 AM
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Thank you for showing these. I have a friend who had a massive stroke last year. She is doing okay, but when I visited one time she was wearing an UGLY thing. I have a couple of pretty towels I found at Joanns. I had sort of planned on using a bodice pattern of some kind to make the shoulder part. I need to get busy , along with the baby giftts I am working on. Wish the job would get out of my way.
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Old 07-12-2014, 08:09 AM
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Your clothing protectors look great. A few years ago I made several for my Dad. I found seasonal themed hand towels like snowmen; turkeys, etc. and made flannel ties for them as he was fussy about things near his neck. He was the talk of the nursing home.
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Old 07-12-2014, 08:17 AM
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I turn the bottom of my blouse up. May have to wash my tummy but if I do get any on my blouse no one will see it.
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Same here! That's why I try to brush only when in a nightgown. Have to wash a lot of nightgowns.....
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:11 AM
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These are so perfect. Why didn't I think of this ? I take it you were the fly on my wall watching me eat spaghetti the other night ago. LOL I seem to revert to an 8 yr old. I have to put a hand towel in my neckline or change tops. I will have to make me one. And one for my friends 3 yo GS she has been threatening to make him a Hefty Poncho.
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:52 AM
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Thank you for sharing your exceptionally well thought out clothing protector pattern for adding dignity for someone who needs a little assistance! Your idea is surely one which will spread and benefit many people!
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