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    pre-quilted fabric

    My friend just gave me yards and yards of pre-quilted fabric (it has the top, bottom and batting already quilted together).

    What do you do with this??

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    First think I would do with it would be to baste the edges together so the quilting/stitching does not come undone.

    Then - after you decide to cut it - stay stitch the edges of the pieces so the quilting stitching does not come out.

    (Ask me why I am suggesting that this should be done!)

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    Make baby changing pads. Make appliance covers. Do a little applique and make some pillows.

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    Is the quality good enough to just bind it and donate lap robes to the cancer center?
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    Make tote bags or purses. Table Runners. Lap robes or baby quilts.
    Eyeglass cases.
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    Agree with QuiltnNan, make lap quilts and donate.

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    Is the fabric on both sides good quality? The quilting threads are very easy to clip and remove and you have 2 pieces of fabric to use.
    I have used it for backing pieced table runners and placemats and just added more quilting to them on the pieced side. Do you have covers for your sewing machines? Do you have big bags for carrying quilts in? Do you need casserole carriers? Tons of things to do with it.

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    If it is pretty good quality it will make great beach bags. I have used this pattern several times and my DILs love the bags I made for them. Here is the link for the free pattern: http://reannalilydesigns.com/2011/05...bag-pattern-2/

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    My sister makes tote bags with it.
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    Make nice aprons also.

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    I made a back pack as a graduation gift once.

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    Is it solid color fabric or printed? All the suggestions are quite good. I have added bindings and they make great quick quilts.

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    WOW! Ask and you shall receive! This is awesome! I would have not thought of all of these ideas. It's a solid medium pink colour (both sides). So, I won't be using it LOL not a fan of the colour ... but I do make stuff for donation, so now that I know, I can make some stuff up!

    Thanks again!

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    I ditto the tote bags. If you can find out if the batting is cotton, they'd make great hot pads or even whip up some casserole carriers. Since you aren't a fan of the color, doggy and kitty kennel liners for the local shelter is always needed by me, and probably you, too!

    Nice "Problem" to have!

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    Make tote bags for quilts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pewa88 View Post
    If it is pretty good quality it will make great beach bags. I have used this pattern several times and my DILs love the bags I made for them. Here is the link for the free pattern: http://reannalilydesigns.com/2011/05...bag-pattern-2/
    Love that beach bag pattern. Thanks for posting it. I think adding some applique to the quilted fabric would make a great bag, beach or otherwise!

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    Tote bags for women's shelters are always welcome

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    I made a machine cover for my favorite Singer, Elizabeth my 201-2. A little machine embroidery, a little pre made binding and wa la!
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    that is great for making bags, covers, etc
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    Whenever we get donations of pre-quilted fabrics for Project Linus, we put a binding on and sometimes an applique, and then are ready to donate the quilt.

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    A friend of mine embroidered designs on pre-quilted fabric and turned them into placemats. They turned out very nice.

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    I looked for pre-quilted fabric when I made my sewing machine and Tiara covers. They worked great. Also make great tote bags, etc. Have fun.

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    I made some teapot cosies with appliqued cups or flowers or initials on them. Some I made reversible by adding a separate lining in a print.
    A fabric stash is always missing that one fabric needed to finish the quilt on which you're working.

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    I would make all kinds of tote bags, a bag for carrying my cutting mat, placemats, and sewing machine covers.

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