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Thread: Wedding Gift Ideas?

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    Junior Member fabuchicki's Avatar
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    I have two weddings to go to in October and I've got it in mind to do a couple of small picture quilts as wall hangings. Has anyone done one of these? I was wondering if anyone had any clever designs.

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    hmmm... New bride here! I really wouldn't want my wedding guests to decide what I should hang on the wall, but I would have loved it if I had been given some table runners! They are so necessary and so versatile.

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    TABLE RUNNERS, PLACEMATS AND POT HOLDERS ALL TO MATCH. How about seasonal , thanksgiving, chrismas valentines 4th of july? they could be reversable.

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    Junior Member fabuchicki's Avatar
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    I wanted to use pictures of the bride and groom to make a wall hanging. I have a beautiful table runner and two little kids and they just do not mix. It's put away until I'm an empty nester!

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    How about a throw in neutral colors for their living room? They will use it. Back it with fleece. I say this because I have been getting raves about the last 2 I made.

    barb

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    Some one on here made wall hangings with wedding picture and they were thrilled with the gift.........I'll see if I can find the post

    ok this is it http://www.quiltingboard.com/posts/list/6204.page This I thought was really great....she used a wedding invitation and a engagement photo......
    hope you are not near the tornado's

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    I am making a wall hanging for a couple who just got married. I am using their favorite wedding pictures and framing them with the colors she chose for her wedding. I will make a pieced border, haven't figured out exactly what kind yet. This couples wedding colors, will they work with their decor?

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    those wall hangings are agood idea.

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    My very 1st quilt I made for was for a wedding gift. They loved it.

    How about making a single size (like a twin) quilt for them?

    Or you could get a card and write on it that you would like to make something of their choice for them.

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    Super Member Chele's Avatar
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    Great ideas, everyone! I think a snuggle blanket built for two would be nice. For watching tv, reading, etc. A bit larger than lap size but not bed size. You could incorporate colors from the wedding, pictures, funny novelty prints, etc. I'm sure anything you make will be treasured! Crock pots are very nice, but I would have been over the moon with a handmade quilt!

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    I have made wall quilts by scanning in the invitation and a wedding photo into the computer and using the color of the attendants for the background and binding. Of course, this gift is post wedding.

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    My suggestions is to wait till after the wedding and include a wedding picture and make a family tree wall hanging. Or if you want it done for the wedding make a signature quilt so everyone that goes to the wedding signs it. Can use any star block pattern with the center of the star cream or white so everyone can sign it. I made one for my daughter's high school graduation and she also had her college friends sign it. Any other questions I'd be happy to reply. Bernadette

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    look at the invitation cover for inspiration

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