Surprise Update

Remember this quilt that was hiding inside a comforter?

It has been reduced to this. I hope to make a mini out of these bits.

And this one?

Also reduced. Thought there was more usable fabric in this one.

I want to make a doll quilt replicating that pattern with this.

Happily, the comforter covers yielded a fair amount of usable fabrics for my vintage stash. These were tied quilts and they just do not hold up like quilted quilts. I think if I hadn’t bought these, they would have ended up in the trash. I’ll do my best to honor the original maker by letting the best parts live on.

Have a great day!


About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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4 Responses to Surprise Update

  1. You really rescued some special pieces and it will be fun to see what you make of them. What a sweet idea, the doll quilt.

  2. Sandy says:

    Oh Katy, that’s a project made for my own heart. I’m certain you will do great justice to those forlorn pieces. Have fun!

  3. Robin says:

    It must feel good to repurpose these quilts that have obviously been loved by someone. Look forward to seeing the results.

  4. WOW! The results are sure to be wonderful. I am really enjoying seeing how you revive quilts by using what can be used.

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