October 27, 2008

Shabby Chic Rag Quilt!

I have been seeing these super cute rag quilts lately and have been dying to try one! I’ve always wanted to make a quilt (despite my glaring lack of sewing skillz) and these rag quilts looked like something I could handle. I am really *so bad* at sewing, so I always have tons of extra fabric left over from my sewing projects. I checked my stash and I had some really cute patterns leftover from the crate covers and some clothes I made for Miley that all coordinated.

handmade dog crate cover dog clothes

Since I had all my supplies on hand and didn’t even have to go to the store, I decided to start this late on Friday night. By Saturday night, I had this!!

rag quilt

Be sure and check out the rest of the pics (and get the instructions!) by clicking here! :)

This was a fun project, even for a sewing challenged loon like myself! :) While I won’t be opening an Etsy store anytime soon, this probably won’t be the last rag quilt you see from me! ;)

Thanks for looking! :D



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21 Comments






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terri October 28, 2008 at 5:47 am

Amanda, I opened you update this morning and saw your quilt. It is great! You just amaze me at all you can do.

Thanks for sharing,
terri

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Melissa Bell February 8, 2013 at 10:30 am

Amanda,
do you make the rag photo quilts to sell? i am in the process of trying to get something together and i would love one.

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Janine Nicholson October 28, 2008 at 5:58 am

The rag quilt is the cutest thing ever! You are such a talented girl!! I love the colors.

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Becky October 28, 2008 at 6:55 am

This is absolutely beautiful!! I just recently made my first quilt for my SIL’s baby shower. I have to make one more (it’s twins!) and I will definitely be checking out the instructions for this!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

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Jamie October 28, 2008 at 8:09 am

Really cute! I love that fabric.

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Barb October 28, 2008 at 11:50 am

Great job Amanda! I love the colors. The best thing about sewing a quilt is that it’s just sewing a straight line. Measuring out 1/4″ from the needle and using tape to mark the distance can help keep the lines straight. I can’t wait to get sewing again….5 more classes and I’m free!!!

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jodi October 28, 2008 at 2:04 pm

LOVE IT!!!! Great job! You are so talented!!! Love the colors!

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Judy Bagwell October 28, 2008 at 7:52 pm

Love the quilt!! Looks like you are pretty good at sewing to me. You did a great job on the dog clothes and crate cover too.

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Megan October 29, 2008 at 5:57 am

Your sewing skills are great if you can make those crate covers and jackets for Miley! And that quilt is GREAT! I love it. I tried to find fabric like that and missed out on when HL had it. I love black and white! I’m impressed! (as always!) :)

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Jennifer October 29, 2008 at 11:04 pm

I love the quilt I am going to attempt one for my niece. How many yards of each print fabric do you think you need?

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Erin O'Brien October 30, 2008 at 7:02 pm

Super cute pattern and idea! I’m going to have to try one after i finish all my other quilts-yes, I have a list of them to make sure I don’t procrastinate.

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Kelli November 6, 2008 at 11:46 pm

Your sewing skills are amazing compared to mine! But you’ve definitely inspired me to try!

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Sarah November 11, 2008 at 10:00 pm

That is sooo stunning! I love love love the black and white! I wish I had as much talent in an ounce of my body as you do!!!!!! Very pretty!

~Sarah

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Allison November 12, 2008 at 1:02 pm

Seriously. I have a mad girl crush on you and your amazing sites.

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Kaela November 17, 2008 at 2:25 pm

thanks for sharing! After I saw I ran out to buy fabric. You’re right, it was pretty easy! I really enjoy your site!

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Carrie January 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm

Great quilt! What kind of fabric is it made from?

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Anny February 7, 2009 at 10:22 pm

I love the cute coat you made for your BT. did you use a pattern? if so which one? It is just too cute.

Any

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Tiffany February 16, 2009 at 12:38 am

Hi Amanda,
I just stubbled upon your website while googling scrapbook rooms to get ideas for my own. Thank you for this site, you are so talented and everything is amazing. I did want to know what type of camera do you use?

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Maddiee June 18, 2009 at 2:39 pm

Wow, i love everything you do on this website! You are so creative! Your scrapbook room really makes me jealous. :P I was just wondering if you could tell me how much it cost you to make the Crate Covers? I think they are an exellent idea and soo adorable. :] Thank you!

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Rona July 1, 2009 at 5:22 am

I love this quilt! I’ve made one with flannel, but you can’t find the really stunning and pretty fabrics in flannel. What type of material did you use for this one?

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MeLissa Reynolds November 21, 2010 at 7:52 pm

Your quilt is amazing! I don’t know why you thought you couldn’t sew very well.

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