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    Today I stopped by Hobby Lobby and found this fabric. It is meant to be a child's soft book, but I am going to cut it apart and put sashing around each block, maybe even two sashings, as well as borders to create a sofa size quilt for my aunt who collects anything with mice on it. What do you think? Will it make for a cute quilt?

    It was 50% off, so it only cost me $3.50!!
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    yes!!! I think it would be adorable as a quilt

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    That's a great idea. I might have to borrow that it if I find a fabric likek this.

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    A very cute quilt indeed!

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    I think that it is a great idea. Show pictures when it is finished.

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    Just a thought, not sure if it's correct.
    I think since it's made for a book, all of the story is jumbled up so the pages flow right in the book.
    Maybe you've already thought about this, but I think you'll have to rearrange them to make the story flow the right way in the quilt. Right?

    Great find!

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    I have seen others make quilts from the book panels and they are always really cute. Your panel sure looks like it would be cute. Bet your Aunt will love it!

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    That'll be cute!

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    What a bargain!!! It will make a lovely quilt!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DawnMarie
    Just a thought, not sure if it's correct.
    I think since it's made for a book, all of the story is jumbled up so the pages flow right in the book.
    Maybe you've already thought about this, but I think you'll have to rearrange them to make the story flow the right way in the quilt. Right?

    Great find!
    You are correct

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    This will make a very cute quilt :D:D:D

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    I saw a similar book panel the other day....the thought did cross my mind...but it was a children's counting/alphabet book. I don't have any small people in my world, so I skipped it. Yours is fantastic though and if your Aunt is into mice, she will love it to bits.

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    cute idea.

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    It sounds like a great idea to me.

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    I saw the same fabric at WalMart the other day, and I thought about making a quilt out of it, too. The only reason I passed on it is that I have so many other projects to finish. I think it will be great!

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    You did good...really good! This will be a great project. Do post the completed project. This gives me hope for my soft books stored away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oma66
    Today I stopped by Hobby Lobby and found this fabric. It is meant to be a child's soft book, but I am going to cut it apart and put sashing around each block, maybe even two sashings, as well as borders to create a sofa size quilt for my aunt who collects anything with mice on it. What do you think? Will it make for a cute quilt?

    It was 50% off, so it only cost me $3.50!!

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    Someone on this board made a quilt out of a book panel and it turned out really cute. It was posted not to long ago.

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    Someone on this board made a quilt out of a book panel and it turned out really cute. It was posted not to long ago.

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    I really like the idea of turning these 'books' into quilts. Will certainly get more use that way...and this particular one is super cute! :thumbup:

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    Very cute idea!

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    Dang..........I was just there 2 days ago looking for a certain fabric......should have checked out the Christmas stuff. This fabric is sewwwwwww adorable.

    It will make an adorable Christmas throw!

    BTW......... I am working on one also out of the ten commandments panel.

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    Fabulous idea!

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    It will make a very cute quilt! :)

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    That is a really cute panel.

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