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Thread: Vintage Granny Squares...by Charisma

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    Vintage Granny Squares...by Charisma

    I inherited these blocks from someone.
    They were made from mens old shirts and hand pieced...not all the blocks were the same size...fragile fabrics...but they still needed to be put into a quilt don't you think?

    I added the sashing& corner stones along with a border...and quilted it with a large stipple.
    It's currently in the wash to get the vintage crinkle look that happens with the bamboo batting (just like W&N cotton).
    " A girl should be two things: Classy and Fabulous!" Coco Chanel
    www.charismascorner.com
    I quilt on my INNOVA long arm. I own an 18 & 26.

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    Sorry forgot pics
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    " A girl should be two things: Classy and Fabulous!" Coco Chanel
    www.charismascorner.com
    I quilt on my INNOVA long arm. I own an 18 & 26.

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    Love what you did with these blocks. Very nicely done! I love the vintage fabrics!

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    Beautiful! I wanna grow up to be you lol

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    Fabulous! I love vintage & these vintage blocks are awesome! Great work as always!
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    Really beautiful...I love vintage.

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    Your choice of a simple quilt design complements humble beginnings of this quilt. I love the "down-home" look of quilts made with men's shirts. Thanks for sharing.
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    Oooh... those blocks are fabulous! I've always liked (what I call) the "Autograph block" (or what-ever it's real name is) & these vintage ones are just awesome. I love how you set them together & agree that the simpler quilting really adds to the overall "vibe". This one is a keeper! Thanks for sharing!
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    Oh I just love the vintage fabrics and as always the quilting is amazing, ty for sharing...

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    Beautiful blocks and as always great quilting!!!

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    They look great,Enjoy them.
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    very pretty
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    Nice soft colors. Love the vintage look.
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    Beautiful!!
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    This is definitely a "den cuddle quilt ". It begs, "use me to warm yourself, whilst reading a good mystery ". JMHO. LOL. I love it
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    You did a great job!

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    The old ones definitely have character. The sashes you added are perfect.

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    Oh I love this quilt. The beautiful vintage which is part of our heritage. There is nothing like it.
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    Beautiful work!!!!

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    It looks great! Very manly!!!

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    I like the sashing and corners you added. It really looks good.

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    Wonderful job as always Charisma, love the fabrics and colors.
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    One very nice job and recyling too!
    Jojos Nana, Carol

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    I love it, it's so pretty!
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