My First Quilt..circa 1980

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Lunachick, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    This was made by hand - no sewing machine - it took me about two years with toddlers. It was a kit that I saved money for....

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    I noticed it's starting to yellow a bit. Anyone have suggestions on what to use that's mild, my binding is starting to show a lot of wear! Thanks for any tips.

    This hobby section with quilting has really inspired me again! [​IMG]

    Wow, I just noticed.......some squares are really way off! LOL
     
  2. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it! That's pretty good for your first one. I use blueing for my white linens that start to turn yellow.
     
  3. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    Very nice Ginny! A testament to your patience!
    JJ
     
  4. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Thank you Shelanie, where do you find blueing?
     
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Quote:JJ !! How are you? Everything OK? Thank you for posting! You're so nice, and I haven't seen you around lately.....been thinking of you though! [​IMG]
     
  6. tabsmonsters

    tabsmonsters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! I love it and think you did a great job!
     
  7. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    Wow [​IMG] I wish I could sew a line and would die if I could do that. As for blueing you can find it in the laundry area of your store. I have also heard vinegar to help make things whiter but I have never used it.
     
  8. Shelanie

    Shelanie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Mrs. Stewart liquid bluing. It comes in a small blue bottle. I get it from Walmart or Stater Bros.

    Edited to add: www.mrsstewart.com
     
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  9. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Here's some little things I've done lately......

    a baby quilt

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    a table topper for my kitchen island....not finished yet

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    And, my daughter wants a quilt with these blocks.....her choice of colours, just starting with those.......Queen size to boot! Ack.......how many more to go? [​IMG]

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    Thank you for the compliments...keeps me going......[​IMG]
     
  10. NanaKat

    NanaKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Looks like you have this addiction really bad.....er....good. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Really nice projects. Your daughter has really good taste...love the turquoise and blacks.
     

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