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Old 05-08-2008, 10:52 AM
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What does everyone do with the quilts they make? I have made several and don't know what to do with them. any suggestions?
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Old 05-08-2008, 10:55 AM
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All but one of the many I have made have been given to family and friends. I kept the 1st one that I made.
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Old 05-08-2008, 10:59 AM
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I have covered all my beds, given them as Christmas and Birthday gifts and have some on my couches for lap robes.
Everyone seems to love to get them as gifts.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:02 AM
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yes, I have given most of them away, and haven't had a complaint yet :-) but running out of family and friends..LOL
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:02 AM
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i have 7 grand kids and 2 foster grand kids. also i make a baby quilt for each new baby at church. i have kept several for when the grands start getting married. that's just my immediate family.
there are many nursing homes that would love to have hand made lap robes. also children's homes, shelters, veterans.
keep sewing, there are lots of places your beautiful quilts will be most welcome.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:03 AM
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I have made them as gifts for a specific reason and designed for a specific person. Several were charity quilts and will go to flood victims and a local women's shelter. I have only kept one. It was made to be ours and is in the family room for napping and chilly evenings.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:06 AM
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A group in town here donated quilts to the city police, county sheriffs, highway patrol, fire departments, ambulances, and hospitals for little kids in need. Every officer has at least one homemade quilt in the trunk of their car. When they give the quilt away, they call the group and they get another one to them lickety split. When kids are going through a major trauma or crisis, the quilts are a God-send.
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:16 AM
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Here in Raleigh, there are two group homes for women to stay while waiting the birth of their baby. My sunday school classes donated a lot of quilts to them. There is also birth choice and the veterans group and nursing homes. All would be glad to receive quilts.
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Thanks very much for your ideas..don't know why i didn't think of donating them. I'll check around and see what i find in my area...Thanks again for your help :-)
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Old 05-08-2008, 11:19 AM
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I read yours with interest CathyM, what a really great idea. All those people do such a fine job I know its not one I could do especially where the kids are involved. Good on ya Elle
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