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  1. I so enjoyed learning about quilts made from men’s suits, Lora. Yes, I do own a couple of quilts, one (in pretty rough shape) that my great-grandmother made for me when I was a little girl, and another gorgeous calico quilt I inherited from my grandmother when she died. I love old quilts, too! Thanks for sharing your posts with us at Vintage Charm 🙂

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Glad to hear you have some family heirloom quilts, Diana! Think I have more quilts & quilt parts than I can probably count! I’ve loved them for as long as I can remember. And I honestly have no desire to ever make one…there’s too many other orphans I’d rather love on! Thanks for commenting!

  2. I never would have thought to use vintage men’s suits but talk about quality fabrics (that you can hardly find anymore). One of these days I’d love to make some quilts. What a great idea for a fabric source. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      Thanks, Amy! Yes, they are very sturdy, well-made fabrics, which you can tell by how heavy the quilts are! Hope you have luck finding some!

  3. Oh my word, they are absolutely gorgeous! My grandmother made patchworks as well. I would watch her create them from our old clothing, but I never showed an interest (I was too busy trying to climb trees). For the past several years, I have purchased vintage wool and cashmere coats for this very purpose. Hopefully one day I will be able to make one that would have made her proud.

    1. Lora Bloomquist says:

      So glad you enjoyed them! I, like you, would love to sew one someday also, but fear I can’t sit still that long, or focus on one project to see it through to completion! I sure can appreciate other’s handiwork, though! Thanks for reading & following!