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Saturday, September 9, 2017

Things To Do On Saturday-Making Quilts For Houston

Today I am getting together with friends to begin making quilts for Houston.  
My intention was to share the project with you and include some 
photo's of the devastation and then I saw this . . . 
           Hurricane Harvey baby 

Precious photos to share my plans and maybe inspire you to 
make a quilt for charity . . . 

Hurricane Harvey baby
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I called a few friends. One offered her sewing room.  I have gathered fabric from my over flowing stash and I am ready to get started.  
I suggested this fun quilt because it is just that fun.  But it is also super fast!
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The name of the video is Jelly Roll Race.  From Missouri 
Quilt Store.  It was from 5 years ago.  There are a lot of videos from through the last few years.
This is the original pattern video I saw a few years ago and began making these super fast quits.  
Here are a few quilts I found (these are not mine)
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I have been  adapting the process a little and I don't use jelly rolls.
My personal goal was to use what I had. 

For this project I am using more of my personal stash.  It is less 
expensive to buy yardage than the jelly rolls but the purpose of jelly rolls is to get a lot of different fabrics.  


I am hoping to spend the next few Saturdays working on these quilts.  And sending them to some people that need them!  

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