Monday, 16 March 2009
In response to a local radioshow asking for responses on dealing with old duvets, I submitted the following:
"Duvets - If you are creative with a needle and thread or know someone who is, convert a thin duvet the into a patchwork to make a fantastic quilted gift!
Note: get the old duvet cleaned to kill dust mites and reduce dust mite allergens before quilting.
useful sites: http://www.freequiltpatterns.info/ http://www.sewaquilt.com/"
The presenters response implied that making patchwork quilts was not a likely activity in this day and age.
This made me think, is this true? Am I an old fogey? My family enjoy the occasional craft (see my mothers patchwork cushions above)and I'm sure there is a quilting community.
What is your opinion? Quilting/Patchwork quilts: Dead art or alive and kicking. please comment below!
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