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Thread: My very first quilt - I made for my son

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    Member ND-Mom's Avatar
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    I used my son's T-shirts that I collected from his activities in elementry through high school.

    the quilt is 96x96.

    T-shirt quilt
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    my second quilt
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    closer look at boader
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    Yippee! congrats on your first quilt, a very special one too!
    excellent job!

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    Thanks!

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    Very nice job on both. You son will love that one forever!

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    Lovely quilt, He will appreciate that.

    I'm orignally from near Bismarck and my sis still lives in Grand Forks.:)

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    Nice work on both.

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    Great job on both. I wish my first and second quilts looked that good hahaha

    Susan

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    Both are very nice, like the colors in the Rail quilt

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    Love 'em both-particularly the second. But I'm sure your son loves the first!

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    Hello, everyone! Thanks for the comments!

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    Really nice quilts!!! Son will treasure his and the other one is lovely!!! Thanks for sharing :D:D

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    Great quilts!

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    Both great!

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    Wow! You were brave making a t-shirt quilt for your first one-I hear they are hard to work with sometimes. They both came out great!

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    The t-shirt quilt is a great idea! Both quilts are wonderful!

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    Both are beautiful! You made that simple rail fence pattern really wonderful -- love the border!

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    both quilt look great!

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    Great job on both the quilts. Thanks for sharing them with us.

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    Very nice quilts!! Congratulations on your first quilt!

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    They are both amazing! Great job

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    The t-shirt quilt will be a treasure for a long time.
    The second quilt is lovely and those borders are
    perfectly marvelous.

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    The t-shirt quilt is just awesome. I love that. Your other one is fantastic too.

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    Very Very Nice!!! Love them both and i am sure your son will treasure it!

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    Your rail fence quilt looks very three dimensional. The yellow really jumps out and the orange on both sides of the yellow looks great. Well done!

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    I love that second quilt. Love the design and the colors.

    The T-shirt quilt will be so treasured

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