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Thread: A few scrappy quilts

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    A few scrappy quilts

    In the summer of 2012, a friend asked me if I would like some squares of fabric that she had cut for her mom to make quilts with. Well, her Mom never got them sewn, and she wanted to find a home for the fabric, and I said that I would make use of it. So, she dropped off 3 tubs, about 15x30 and 2 tubs, about 12x20. One of the larger tubs was full of uncut pieces of fabric, and all the rest were cut blocks, 2.5--3.5--& 4.5 inch squares. Wow, what a gift. So, I got busy and am going to post some of the finished quilts that I have done.
    This first one I am giving to the friend who gave me all the material.
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    This next one goes to my boss, who is a great boss to work for.
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    This one went to my son in law, for Christmas.
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    This last one doesn't really have a home to go to yet, but think it will be given away at the family reunion in July, and I will just use the boys' names.
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    I will use scrappy fleece for the backing and use the dark blue for the binding, but just wanted to include it here. I also have 4 others at varying stages of completion, and by the amount of squares I still have in tubs, I figure that I can probably make another 6 to 10 quilts, and that isn't even touching the uncut fabric. Am I just too lucky? As I read someplace, my stash is STABLE=Stash Accumulated Beyond Life Expectancy. Never thought I would say that. LOL
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    Wonderful quilts. I like the way you have combined colors. You have really been working hard to use up that stash. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    You made some awesome quilts!
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    You did hit the jackpot! It looks as if you are having so much fun creating. Thank you for finding a purpose for all the cut pieces.
    Make it a scrappy happy day!

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    Great use of your windfall. Love your creativeness~ Great job!!

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    That is wonderful, love your quilts!!!!

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    Great gift to you and so nice to make a quilt for your friend in return! I love all the quilts you have made so far. Keep up the good work!

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    Great quilts and such a nice use of your inherited stash!
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    You've done a nice job making some lovely gifts! COngrats on your buckets of blessings!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

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    Great job on all of them!

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    Wonderful scrappies! Great use of those tubs of fabric. Looks like you had fun.

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    You have been busy! Great quilts and happy sewing with all your new stash!

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    You are doing wonderfully!

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    Great scrappies! I love how you used that striated fabric in your triangle setting blocks of the on-point quilt, and let the blocks float, nice!

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    What a treasure trove and you have already made some very nice quilts. What a treasure to have so many squares already cut out. Please keep us posted as to your later creations. Lucky you to have such a nice friend.
    She who dies with the most fabric, didn't sew fast enough!

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    Congrats! Sorry she never got to them, but I bet she is smiling, knowing someone who appreciates them is. Enjoy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grandma Bonnie View Post
    Great gift to you and so nice to make a quilt for your friend in return! I love all the quilts you have made so far. Keep up the good work!
    This post echoes my thoughts. What a lovely gift and for you to turn around and pay one quilt forward to your friend is wonderful.
    One step at a time, always forward.

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    Fantastic job on all of them!
    Wayne & Gabriele, the married quilters.

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    Fantastic work!
    Retired teacher, loving it.
    Love quilting also.

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    It looks like the person gave the quilt pieces to the right person. I can't imagine anyone doing better with them. Your work is beautiful!

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    Thanks for sharing some great quilts. I bet your friend loves hers!

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    Beautiful use of the pre-cut squares. Happy quilting.

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    I really like what you are doing but esp. the last one. I've copied it for an interesting idea for a scrappy for me as I always seem to have so many scraps (probably because people give me a lot--as I've told people in our churches that support us that I will take them off their hands.).

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    Some people have great luck, LOL You did a great job making use of the fabric you received. Would love to see what you make out of the uncut fabric. Have a great time with all that free fabric.
    Pauline

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