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    Old 12-23-2012, 11:03 AM
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    Beautiful. Great colors.
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    Old 12-23-2012, 12:10 PM
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    Oh, that is fabulous!
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    Old 12-23-2012, 01:28 PM
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    Originally Posted by oksewglad
    The blues look like the chambray shirts my dad often wore in the 50's and 60's. Great looking quilt.
    That's what I used for the setting squares. You can see the outline of a pocket on one of the top triangles.
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    Old 12-23-2012, 01:30 PM
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    Wow! I love it! Wonderful quilt!
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    Old 12-23-2012, 01:50 PM
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    Great way to use shirts
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    Old 12-23-2012, 02:22 PM
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    Very nice scrappy quilt.
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    Old 12-23-2012, 02:39 PM
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    I really love how your quilt came out!!
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    Old 12-23-2012, 03:28 PM
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    Originally Posted by stitchingcrazy
    I have started buying "collecting" men's shirts from the charity shops recently in readiness to start a quilt with a sea dide feel to it. Living in Cornwall the sea is always close by. I have gone for mostly blue checks and will use off white/ivory to give a "cottage", sun lounge feel. Many plans in my head, we will see how I get on.
    Anxious to see this-blue's my favorite color.
    Paper Princess--now I see the pockets. Thanks for sharing.
    My 9 yo GD and I just sewed a simple quilt with her GGpa's shirts; mostly plaids. We tied it and gave it to my SIL. Naturally made her cry to have this part of her dad with her. Made GD feel good to give of herself too.

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    Old 12-24-2012, 05:00 PM
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    It is very nice. Who is it for?
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    Old 01-03-2013, 10:10 PM
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    I love, love your quilt. I am collecting fabric from mens shirts found at thrift stores. I am kind of picky but there are a lot of nice fabrics in shirts out there in Goodwill, Salvation Army and thrift stores. Thanks for posting.
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