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Scrappy recycled shirts/bedding quilt number 2 finished

Old 03-29-2014, 09:01 PM
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Default Scrappy recycled shirts/bedding quilt number 2 finished

I'm on a quest this year to make at least 10 quilts using entirely things purchased ONLY in Poland as my friend told me I had a distinct advantage in making beautiful quilts due to the fact that I have access to USA purchased fabric.

Many people I know here don't have the money to buy expensive fabric, so I thought I'd like to tackle this as a project/challenge and see what I could come up with things I can find at the used clothing stores. Regularly (I'm finding out), these stores have "everything is 1 or 2 zlotys" (which means about 33 cents or 66 cents and usually means only the shirts/dresses/blouses types of things).

So, here's my quilt nr. 2 from that quest.

The navy was a sheet that originated from Ikea, 100% cotton, but I purchased at the used clothing store, and the others are all shirts or pajamas.

I did grid style quilting.


The process, on my Janome Horizon 7700:



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Old 03-29-2014, 09:24 PM
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I love your quilt, and the quilting is wonderful.
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Old 03-29-2014, 09:55 PM
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Great quilt!
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Old 03-29-2014, 10:10 PM
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Your quilt is stunning , i love it , you did a very nice job on your pattern and the quilyting looks very ni8ce , keep up the nice work , looking forward to seeing more of your recycled quilts that youve designed.
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Your quilts are truly beautiful! I love that you are showing everyone that you don't need expensive fabric to make a beautiful quilt that will be treasured for years. I just love your ingenuity. Great job!
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Old 03-29-2014, 10:15 PM
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You've done it again. A beautiful quilt, really stunning.
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Your quilt is wonderful!
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Old 03-29-2014, 11:42 PM
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That is fabulous!! You are such an inspiration!!! Traditional quilting at its best!!
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Old 03-30-2014, 01:17 AM
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That is lovely. I love the pattern you used.
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Old 03-30-2014, 02:04 AM
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very nice and great job
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