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Old 03-21-2014, 07:13 AM
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I finished this one yesterday and after washing/drying I think it looks ok. I cut about 30 pair of jeans, all donated, into 6" squares and added a few colored squares of regular cotton for a pop of color. The top is put together rag style, no batting, and then used a pieced backing of scrap flannel. Each square has fmq designs, some random feathers, circles and such....some have ducks, cats, and teddy bears....and some are personal, using designs that relate to his hobbies (quilt is for DH). While it was a very simple quilt, requiring very few brain cells, it was very time consuming to fmq each of the 234 squares and even worse clipping all those edges. I don't think I will make another very soon.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:23 AM
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Your quilt looks soft and complete. I have done 2 of them queen size. I know about the cutting of jeans, Mine were all done with hanbd cutting up the jeans. I did one using 6 inch sq. and 4 inch sq.
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Old 03-21-2014, 07:44 AM
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It looks great! It may have taken a while but I doubt you wil ever HAVE to make another because it will wear like iron.
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:18 AM
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I like pop of color! Your Inspector seems to approve of all the work you did so it must be a great quilt!
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Old 03-21-2014, 08:24 AM
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don't usually like denim but yours 'pops' an looks soft too.
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:41 AM
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GREAT quilt ... and very pretty kitty. I think your idea to add the colored squares really added the perfect touch to this. Hope DH is happy.
PS...are those llamas in your picture??? Every time i see your avatar, i remember my 3 year old grand-daughter asking me out of the clear blue sky.... "when Skippy (her dog) goes to God, can we get a llama?"
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OOPS....sorry... that question was for jetayre......my bad !!!!
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:05 AM
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Oh I like it a lot! Kitty too. I made one for the back of my sofa and for my cats of course!
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I like it and I am sure your DH will too. Obviously, Miss Cat loves it too.
Hint: I found on the one I made that a seam ripper made the fringing much easier.
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Very nice, pretty cat.
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