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Old 12-13-2019, 07:09 AM
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A friend recently gave me a stack of quilt tops that had been given to her. They were all hand pieced. Some had stains on them. I was thinking about cutting them down to make lap quilts for a local nursing home. Any better suggestions?
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Old 12-13-2019, 07:25 AM
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Great idea as nursing homes or shelters always need extra quilts to keep everyone warm. Kudos to you for what you are going to do.
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Old 12-13-2019, 07:32 AM
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Jordan is right. Nursing homes and shelters can always use quilts, especially at this time of year. I am glad and you should be proud that you immediately found something you can do with them!
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Old 12-13-2019, 08:13 AM
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I think that is an excellent idea. They will be appreciated at nursing homes or shelters for the homeless. Thanks for thinking of others who can really use them.
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They will be appreciated wherever you decide to take them.
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It is a nice pay it forward that you are doing that. Anyone you needs warmth will appreciate them.
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anything always welcome anywhere! so wonderful of you!<3<3<3

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Old 12-19-2019, 07:29 AM
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Sounds like a great idea!

The industrial washers/dryers can be rough, and hand piecing sometimes can have weak seams. I would quilt more densely than usual and see if there are ways to make sure the seams were stabilized, perhaps stitching near the ditch on every block.
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