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Next set of soldier quilts sent out

Old 01-10-2011, 07:21 AM
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These are really remarkable! I'm so impressed and excited for you to be nearing the end of your project.

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Old 01-10-2011, 07:24 AM
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Wonderful quilts! Thanks for doing these for our service men & women! They are so very deserving! :)
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Old 01-10-2011, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by quiltinghere
Those are very neat!!!

How did you quilt these?
because these are needed so fast I am only tying the quilts and running a stitch in the ditch around the inside of the outside boarders before adding the binding. That is the quickest way I know to get them done and out the door. Also note that I am not using normal batting, it would not stay put with the tying I do. I use the inexpensive 100% polyester blankets that are ugly but look and work really good made into quilts. I shrink them first so there is no problem with that after the quilts are made. Been doing them this way for years, I just can't afford the batting and my kids say these are much warmer anyway.

Someone mentioned lap quilts, those are very much needed by the vets but mine are 54" by 78" so they can fit the 30" by 75" cots they use.
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super and masculine, a wonderful cause, Bless You.
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:18 AM
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Beautiful work. I'm sure they will be greatly appreciated.
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Old 01-10-2011, 11:29 AM
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Our wonderful men will love them! Great job!
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Old 01-10-2011, 02:03 PM
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Very nice!! thanks for doing this!
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Old 01-10-2011, 02:46 PM
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Thank you. Those are so pretty and they will be welcomed with open arms and hearts.
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Old 01-10-2011, 02:50 PM
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Great work! And a great cause!
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Old 01-11-2011, 06:30 AM
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That is so great of you doing this for the soldiers. Keep up the good work.
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