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How many quilts does one need???

Old 02-08-2010, 09:54 AM
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HI all, I am a fairly new quilter, just finished my first top, and working on my second and third. I also have ideas and material selected for three more. I was just wondering, how many quilts do you have for your personal use? I just have all these ideas but don't know how many my kids or I need, and I don't know anyone that I could give them too that would appreciate them. Do you all have 5 quilts on each bed at a time LOL??? How many is too many?? I just want to keep making them...
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Old 02-08-2010, 09:58 AM
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You can have as many as you want. I always have at least 2 projects going at a time. This doesn't count the tops I still need to sandwich and quilt.

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Old 02-08-2010, 09:59 AM
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I only need one more! LOL I give away most of what I make. I'm working on one for my bed, and a decorative one for the end of my bed. I've also got 2 lap quilts (neither one long enough for hubby - so he'll get one eventually). I've got a large coffee table with a shelf under where I can stack several quilts. None of what I make just sits on display. They are all lovingly used! :)
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I currently have 3 for myself. One in the car, and two are hanging on a quilt rack right now but they do get used. I guess as many times as you want to change the quilts on beds you have! LOL I don't think you ever have enough. I give most of mine away. I also have one my mom made on the spare room bed. But it matches the room so it just stays there.
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:00 AM
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Many people on the board make charity quilts just for the joy of quilting. Others give them as gifts to friends and realatives. Still others sell them. I have only made couch sized quilts so far, and just keep them.
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:07 AM
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My answer: As many as you want!
I have made hundres of quilts...sold some, given away some, and have some for myself. I not only have quilts I have made, I have some that members of my family have made and given to me.

I probably have 15 twin to queen size quilt at the moment.
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:07 AM
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I live in Florida. I don't "need" any but I love to plan and make them.
I give away more than I keep.
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:11 AM
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Think to the future....as a genealogist, I'd KILL to have a quilt stitched by one of my grandmothers...great grands...great great grands...

So even if you only have two kidlets...those two will multiply, as will all following generations... :)
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:54 AM
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I am firmly into double digits. I tell myself there is no limit on how many I can have.
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:36 PM
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Just like chocolate, you can never have too much.
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