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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Rag Quilting

I made my first rag easy and so fun.
Anyone can make one and have it completed within a few days.

This one is for my first grandbaby who will make his?/her? grand debut in a few weeks.
I'm so excited. 

I discovered the art of rag quilting on Pinterest. There are so many wonderful tutorials on the internet including YouTube. If interested, just do a search or let me know and I'll send you a link to what I used.

Do you quilt?


Goldie said...

I like it! And you are making me google it! I have never heard of this before!

Gail said...

How adorable Cindy! I made one a few years ago and I still love mine. I know you're excited about that grandbaby....there's nothing like the love of a grandchild and you will experience that same feeling very soon.

Cheryl said...

Love that rag quilt you made..........great job! I have started some quilt squares but have not completed a quilt. (I sew by hand) I believe I have a book stashed away somewhere that has directions for rag quilting, may have to dig it out!
I can tell you are very excited about the arrival of that new grand baby.
Have fun,

Sandi @ The Primitive Skate said...

What a Beautiful quilt, Cindy! I have seen these before and always wondered how difficult they were to make. I will have to look into it. I would like to make a small one to use in the recliner. THanks for sharing.

Honey and Me said...

That's lovely, Cindy! Looks soft and cuddly! My youngest, Zac, received a quilt like this when he was born and I have been wanting to try making one myself. My oldest daughter and her hubby are trying for baby #2, so that be the excuse I need to finally do it! Keep us posted with the arrival of your 1st!

cynthia lee designs said...

How exciting to have a new grand baby on the way!!
I do quilt, but it has been awhile since I made one. I used to work in a quilt shop and even taught some classes. The rag quilts are really fun to make. Love the one you made...beautiful fabrics and perfect colors for your new grand baby.

shannon i olson said...

I have made a few quilts but never a rag one, I love the look of them! you did a great job!

A Primitive Homestead said...

Your quilt is beautiful & will be a wonderful treasured gift to keep your grandchild cozy & warm. Blessings!

Maureen said...

Hats off to you! I have the utmost respect for anyone who quilts. It looks beautiful!

Faye said...

I have been wanting to make a rag quilt for so long! Yours looks beautiful!

Little Susie Home Maker said...

I am so happy to see your rag quilt, it is adorable! You picked some really pretty colors, I bet the baby will love it. Wow, a new baby! So wonderful!!!!!
Bless you all!

Bliss said...

You made more than a rag quilt, you crafted an heirloom.


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