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Relive The Past

Friday, June 4, 2010

Fix a Quilt

Be Aware, Be Thankful
1. FREE family activities
2. Creative Free family activities
3. My little family
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1.  Find the rip, tear, stain etc.
2.  Find a shape that will cover the entire ripped/stained area
3.  Appliqué onto quilt using your favorite method of appliqué (I hand stitched this one)


Good as new!!  So go ahead, USE your quilts, LOVE your quilts, FIX them and USE some more!!


The longer we love this quilt, the more stars it will have!


13 comments:

Christine said...

What a great idea, it looks like it has always been there.

cheers
Christine

Shari said...

Great save! I love quilts that are used!

Karen said...

A very good thought indeed. And a creative fix to a quilt.

Osage Bluff Quilter said...

Now that's an awesome ideal!!!

Dawn said...

Fantastic idea!! There is nothing like a well loved quilt!

Annette said...

Now why didn't I think of that!?! Thanks to you I will for sure now. Awesome idea.

Micki said...

Great idea Mel! I will have to do that next time I see a tear.
Micki

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

That is such a great idea!!! Love it!!!

Becky said...

Great solution! Adds to a much loved quilt!

WoolenSails said...

I will have to do that on some of mine. For some reason my kitty likes to dig her claws in mine.

Debbie

Carrie P. said...

great idea!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Neat trick! I have to say this is a great way.

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

Oh my goodness! Why has something so simple eluded me for so long??? What a brilliant way to fix up quilt-booboos!

Haven't poked around your blog in a while----as always, CHOCK FULL of information! Off to look.