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Thread: Recycling at it's best.

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    Junior Member Joan Rosemary's Avatar
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    Recycling at it's best.

    Hi everyone
    My daughter got rid of two pairs of purple curtains and one pair of pink so I made her this.

    It's not perfect as I had trouble quilting it, manouvering the weight of fabric was a problem but hey
    recycling is recycling.
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    Live simply so that others may simply live.

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    Way to upcycle!!! It is lovely!
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    fascinating! Great work .... hope she doesn't want her curtains back to hang at the window! LOL
    Make it a scrappy happy day!

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    WOW! I saw this and kept saying "WOW"!! Love it!

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    yay for recycling! and what a nice result; I always get super protective of my finished quilts (maybe I haven't made enough yet) and am always worried that they'll get dirty or snagged or otherwise damaged. with a recycled quilt like this one I think I wouldn't be so hesitant to just go for it and bring it along on a picnic; nice job and thanks for sharing and the inspiration!

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    nicely done!
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    So do I ha ha.
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    Nice job!!!
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    Way to go girl. BrendaK
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    Beautiful and I bet it's very warm, as well!
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    This is great ! I love to recycle!

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    Great upcycling!!
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    Very creative! I have a stack of sheets and curtains to recycle. What an inspiration!

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    Lovely quilt. Great upcycling!

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    Good for you! That's what our ancestors did - and you have the satisfaction of knowing you made a beautiful quilt out of what many others would throw away. Love the quilt!

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    I think you did great!

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    Great idea for a second go around for fabric. It is very pretty.

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    That is awesome!!! I love the upcycle. How fun!!!
    enjoy your life...it's the only one you have!!!
    Heather

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    That turned out sooo cute!
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    What a fantastic way to re-use and recycle!
    Joyce

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    Love it!
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    Pretty cool, hey? Bet now she wishes she had the curtains to match! LOL!


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    Very pretty. I'll bet she will be surprised!

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    That is one terrific recycle!
    Jojos Nana, Carol

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    Waste not want not. Good job.

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