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Thread: quilts made from vintage sheets

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    Super Member kriscraft99's Avatar
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    I ran across this quilt on Etsy, created from vintage sheets. I just love the vibrant colors of this one.

    I have a few vintage sheets but not enough to create a quilt this fun. Has any one here made a quilt from vintage sheets?

    I bet it would be so soft.
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    No but now I want to!!!

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    I know - isn't it gorgeous :thumbup:

    I need to build my vintage sheet stash so I can make one

    Quote Originally Posted by auntpiggylpn
    No but now I want to!!!

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    I made a top from vintage sheets in a diamond pattern. I still need to quilt it.
    I don't think I have any pictures.

    I love the simplicity of that quilt. I have several vintage sheets and have been looking for other patterns to use for them.

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    wow, that quilt is adorable. i think i had pink stipe sheets as a kid. identical to the ones in that quilt. lol

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    Gorgeous quilt! Don't know about it being soft, however, these fabrics look like 60's-70's the height of polyester percale sheets! Should wear like iron.

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    I recognize a couple of them, being vintage myself. Beautiful.

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    I recognize some of those sheets!

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    That's pretty cool! I bet you can find vintage sheets at the thrift stores.

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    Not "vintage" but I just got 2 brilliantly colored sheets from my local thrift store. One was Tommy Hilfinger?, a bright red one, the other a rich, deep green. Love both of them, and they will become stripes of color around another of those darn ice cream quilts with different colors of ice cream. I still haven't been able to bring up pictures...just learned how to share them on email!!!

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    Never made a quilt top from sheets but I often use them for backing, especially on charity or family quilts. I like to find old flannel sheets to use, they are preshrunk and so soft.

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    It is so fun and cheerful

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    It is so fun and cheerful

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    I have never seen one done with sheets, but a girlfriend made one with recieving blankets very simular to this one, and it is the softest, sweetest blanket I have ever felt.

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    oh I would love to see a link or a picture of the ice cream quilts you are talking about.. those sound "yummy" :thumbup:

    I'm heading off thrifting tomorrow!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    Not "vintage" but I just got 2 brilliantly colored sheets from my local thrift store. One was Tommy Hilfinger?, a bright red one, the other a rich, deep green. Love both of them, and they will become stripes of color around another of those darn ice cream quilts with different colors of ice cream. I still haven't been able to bring up pictures...just learned how to share them on email!!!

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    That is what I'm thinking... I hope I discover some tomorrow!

    Quote Originally Posted by charmpacksplus
    That's pretty cool! I bet you can find vintage sheets at the thrift stores.

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    That's very pretty.

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    Very nice

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