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March's quilt

hairbrain4
hairbrain4

I finished quilting & binding the top I made in February. This one was made from my husband's old shirts. The backing & batting are from extra fabric & battibg from outher quilt projects. The only thing I had to buy was thread! My next quilt is about half way done but it's being interrupted by making masks for hospitals & a Lioness Lions project. I have about 40 more masks to go but waiting on elastic to get here. In the mean time the sun is out & working on the garden. By the way if it wasn't for Ocrevus I wouldn't Be able to get all this stuff done. Be safe everyone!

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Wow! Simply stunning and gorgeous, hairbrain4 I absolutely love it! Keep Smiling and Keep Quilting! :-D

greaterexp
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It’s wonderful, and you used what you had! It must feel like quite an accomplishment! Are you keeping this?

The hospitals I’ve contacted have been saying that they have enough masks, so I stopped before I started. I saw a directory of nursing homes and other places that may still need some, so I may yet make some!

Hurrah for you!

This quilt is for the DAV.

How beautiful! And from repurposed shirts! That's awesome! I just got an email this morning about making masks for the local medical people. I have not begun but will shortly. For anyone else interested following is the location of a pattern: courierpressblogs.com/pdf/h... OK, sewers, let's do this!

greaterexp
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in reply to 4fishylady

My niece in Illinois asked me to make some, so I’m using up all that batik fabric I bought for practicing quilting.

Good for you! I just found out that my masks just left town & on their way to New Mexico and Virginia.

greaterexp
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in reply to hairbrain4

That's great. Are you planning to make more? Is anyone getting feedback about the need for more? I made 8 yesterday in a very short amount of time, since I tend to work in assembly line mode.

Yes. The person I am making them for is coordinating it all with her daughter & I think she had an order for 500. We ran out of elastic around here. She ordered some but it won't be here until 4/1. I do mine in assembly line too. The quilting thing kicked in!😷

greaterexp
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in reply to hairbrain4

I've heard from many folks that they can't find any elastic right now. Bias tape is gone, too. I'm just making ties from fabric.

We have 144 yards coming this week.

Jesmcd2
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Beautiful hairbrain4 and way to go on the masks!!! 🤗💕🌠

I take it your husband likes pink shirts? Can I buy him some purple ones then when he has finished with them you can make me a quilt? That is gorgeous, I love how you have finished it around the edges. Great job 👍good job with the masks too

hairbrain4
hairbrain4
in reply to jimeka

There's actually no pink in it. It's red & white checks, red-white-blue plaid, greys, blacks & some light brown. Purple is his favorite color & he wouldn't let me have those! The quilt I'm making for my bed is different shades of purple with African violet print that was pillow covers that I ordered that came in to small. I loved the print ^ kept them knowing I would make that quilt someday.

jimeka
jimeka
in reply to hairbrain4

Can’t wait to see it 🤗

That's fantastic! Thanks for sharing.

Leslie

that is amazing and gorgeous

and you're truly a talented individual

Thank you.

Wonderful talent...God bless you for helping out with masks! 🕊💕

Just trying to do more than just pray everyday at 8 pm. If you haven't heard about out at 8 pm people all over are praying for all people in the medical field, first responders, fire & police. And all the volunteers that pout their lives on the line to help everyone in need.

Didn’t know...thanks! 🙂

Beautiful!

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