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Old 03-23-2015, 08:52 PM
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Plenty of people have made t-shirt quilts. But have you ever tried making a quilt from baby clothes? I was asked by a friend to help her create a keepsake quilt for her daughter from her grandson's baby clothes. So these are made from onsies, shirts, jammies with feet, burp cloths, diapers, bibs. I even included a pair of bunny slippers that I cut apart and sewed the top part, with the ears, on the blocks. She helped with the cutting, pairing up pieces to create the blocks, choosing the sashing and tying the finished product. She's on her way to her daughter's this week to present it to her.
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Old 03-23-2015, 09:19 PM
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You have executed that just beautifully. What a lovely idea .....something to be treasured forever.
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Old 03-23-2015, 10:24 PM
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How fun!
Did you have to strengthen some of the fabrics? How is that done? I've been afraid to try a tee shirt quilt due to the extreme softness and thinness of long worn & washed tees.
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:36 AM
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Great job.....
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Old 03-24-2015, 02:56 AM
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Great job and absolutely priceless!!!
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Old 03-24-2015, 03:45 AM
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I have been thinking about doing this with my grown sons' baby clothes. Yours is really nice. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:19 AM
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Love it! My daughter has been wanting me to make one so I'm glad to see an example.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:45 AM
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What a beautiful keepsake! And how nice, that your friend was willing to contribute time and ideas as well.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:55 AM
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very nicely done, great job... i did one once and baby clothes are not easy to work with.
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You did a great job on this quilt!
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