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by toogie ( edited 4d ago ) 5d ago

Update-I didn’t think I would finish so soon but here it the finish- quilting nothing special. I am still not socializing so I used 2 soft blankets sewn together for my back and no batting. You might can see the quilting better from the backside. I would have rather had a red color, I would rather have had a whole piece, but these days you use what you have. So not bad for $4.40 !

I got a stash of throw blankets when a super Walmart opened for $2 each! You know how I can’t pass up a deal-😂🤣

Hello Cuties! I just finished my top with recycled blue jeans and my adding machine tape scraps. I am quilting it now. It goes to charity, CASA. Size 49 x 63. I call it an I Spy quilt because you can spy frogs, butterflies,etc Have a great day & stay well!-❤️Toogie

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by peafarm 2d ago

Nothing special, did you say???? Very special indeed--great finish! Happy Birthday by the way.

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toogie by toogie 2d ago

Thank you Patti! Very good to hear from you, too.
By nothing special I meant I just quilted following the outline of the sashing and blocks. Then quilted again about 2 inches inside the blocks. The worst part was the starting and stopping, having to pill my bobbin thread to the top each time I started and stopped.

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by dragonflyer 3d ago

Great job, Toogie... Someone will be very happy and warm!

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toogie by toogie 2d ago

Just a bit of comfort for these children and something they can call their own....thanks

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by sewpam 3d ago

The person who receives this quilt is really lucky. The colors, design, quilting and the back are excellent choices. Do you mind if I copy it? I have two soft, fuzzy blanks purchased three or four years ago to use for back of quilts that are calling to be used. Really Beautiful!!

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toogie by toogie 3d ago

Have fun! If you need any help I’m always here. Thanks

sewpam by sewpam 3d ago

Good to know. You might be hearing from me.

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by lbrow 4d ago

I love it Toogie.. You are so fast. The older I get, seems the slower I get. Amanda informed me last week she only had 37 of the 50 dresses she needed for the Christmas boxes . So here I go again, so far I have finished 5 more with only 8 to go.. We are packing them on Halloween afternoon so everyone can get home before the little Goblins start knocking. Boxes ship 3rd of Nov.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

I commend you for all the dresses you make for these little girls and all the giving you do. Amanda is like my Ashley. Volunteer mom!-lol -Thanks for looking!

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by pennifold 4d ago

Amazing work Toogie, I don't know how you find the time to do all that you do in a day. They are all awesome and someone will love it forever. Love Chris

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thanks Chris, I hope so

I spy 🕵️‍♀️ bananas 🍌-can you find them?😀

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by mrskiki 4d ago

Very pretty. You are so prolific and fast! Love the simplicity. Casa is a wonderful organization. Some one will enjoy that quilt for sure. Hugs. Nan

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

I hope so Nan, would love to bring some light into their darkness. This should carry them up into adulthood because it works for me a throw. Now if they grow like my SIL or Chris’s grandson Ryke, that may be a different story 😄

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by marianb 4d ago

Brilliant quilting, I have 1 of these rolls but haven't done anything with it as yet. Maybe this will inspire me.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

I hope so Marian. I was really into it because I wasn’t sure how many it would take. I marked about 38 inches off and when I had enough scraps sewn to that, I would cut the tape at the mark. I made 29 or 30 strips and only used half. Get going my friend, you’ll be surprised how fast it goes!

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by graceandham 4d ago

Commented earlier but my internet was being wonky. I love the colors; it reminds me of the colors in Amish quilts. Someone is going to be so pleased and it sound soft with the blankets.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

I thought the blanket would be soft against the child while they search the top for bananas, animals, etc. I do hope the child enjoys it and takes their little mind off their situation, comforts them.
I am in no hurry to make another with the plush stuff because I had to vacuum everywhere it makes such a mess. I do like the finish and I have enough left for another. I just wish I had more juvenile prints, novelty fabrics, I guess you’d call it. I have another roll of tape but no small scraps except QOV scraps.

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by vkggal 4d ago

Wow!

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thanks!

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by shirley124 4d ago

This is beautiful. What a great way to use your scraps. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thanks Shirley, it was Angie that shared this idea with us all about the scraps. I thought it would make it more interesting to set on point. My first try at it, too!

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by MamawKat 4d ago

Stunning!!!

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thank you!

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by tuross 4d ago

The precision of seam meeting seam is perfect, only a skilled quiltmaker can do that. Only a very accomplished quilter could do that and still use the recycled resources you have to make a lovely quilt. Well done Toogie.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

My red face is burning, you give me too much credit. Crafter2243 gave us the scrap on tape idea. I must say though I didn’t have a pattern and it was my first on point quilt, so I am rather thrilled😃 at the finish.

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by babash 4d ago

Wow love it .

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thank you!

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by clintonmiss22 5d ago

Love this!

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Me too!🥰😍thanks

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by dailylaundry 5d ago

This is wonderful - the colors with the denim background is perfect! Shows a lot of work!! Hugs, Laura

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Laura my grand daughter just ask all kind of questions about it so I’m assuming she thought it was a lot of work too. I got so into my tape sewing I actually have enough for another so stay tuned-lol😂🤣

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by jenne 5d ago

Your colors are so bright and beautiful, what design do plan to put on the center, can't wait to see that, lovely quilt.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

This is it, no design. I don’t know if it will go to a boy or girl so I didn’t emb anything. Thanks for looking!

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by asterixsew Moderator 5d ago

So beautiful and made from scraps and recycled jeans. Love the simplicity of this toogie.

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Me too. Ashley paid a lot for Avery a weighted blanket for Christmas last year and I could have just made her a jean one! Thanks!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 5d ago

Love it !!!. I might have to steal your idea and I might even get motivated to start quilting again. Hopefully Puppy will let me do it

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

I like sharing and so glad you showed us how to sew to tape. Thanks for sharing this idea!

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by mops Moderator 5d ago

The colours really pop against that jeans background. I love it!

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toogie by toogie 4d ago

Thanks mops! I like it on the denim too.

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