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Old 06-11-2013, 03:10 PM
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Was cleaning up my sewing room today and came across a pile of sheets and dust ruffles my DD had passed my way. Did you know when you disassemble a dust ruffle how much you get out of it? 6 yards of material 15" wide. And that was a twin!!! and You can use the part that looks and feels just like interfacing for my string quilts!!! Out came the Acuquilt and bam those bad boys are already cut and waiting. I am like WOW.....
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:24 PM
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great idea... i've done that myself
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:39 PM
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and if you don't like the ruffle fabric, that makes a great foundation, too.
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Old 06-11-2013, 03:41 PM
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Got a few of those I need to "recycle". Great idea - especially as foundation for a string quilt
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Old 06-11-2013, 04:43 PM
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You're in recycle-heaven!
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:14 PM
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we use dust ruffles for binding on give away quilts a lot .....nice long strips for little $
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:13 PM
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I love any way to save!! Without it, I couldn't afford to do all I do...
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:17 PM
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Great idea!
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:33 PM
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Great idea! Our K-Mart closed many years ago and they had a huge going out of business sale and at the end it was either 90% or 95% off - they had a ton of Martha Stewart bed ruffles left. But, I was not into quilting then, but did realize that surely somebody should use that fabric for something.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:16 PM
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Great idea!!!!
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