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    Old 03-20-2012, 05:17 PM
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    Kay made this quilt from men's shirts. She used the shirt button plackets for borders around the outside of the quilt. Kay also made use of shirts by piecing the quilt backing from them. The Nine Patch and Snowball blocks made up very nicely for a man's quilt. We chose Hobbs 80/20 batting and custom quilted it with continuous curve on the nine patch blocks and echo stitching on the snowball blocks
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    Old 03-20-2012, 05:24 PM
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    How clever using the buttons for the border! Great overall design and look
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    Old 03-20-2012, 05:26 PM
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    That is a really nice quilt, thanks for sharing.
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    Old 03-20-2012, 05:35 PM
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    Excellent!!!!!
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    Old 03-20-2012, 05:37 PM
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    I really like the uniqueness of this quilt. Beautiful work on piecing and stitching. Wonderful memories in that quilt!
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    Old 03-20-2012, 06:47 PM
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    What a wonderful quilt!
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    Old 03-20-2012, 06:49 PM
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    Love it!!!
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    Old 03-20-2012, 06:51 PM
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    Super quilt! The buttons are a wonderful. It's a very handsome quilt!

    Bonnie Hunter at Quiltville for more shirt quilt ideas.
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    Old 03-20-2012, 06:51 PM
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    How creative! Love the way you used the button plackets. Very attractive quilt.
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    Old 03-20-2012, 07:14 PM
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    OH fabulous quilt and quilting!!! I just found a box of my DH's old, outgrown shirts in the back of his closet and I was thinking of what to do with them! What timing!!!
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