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Sewncooknmom
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Date: 4/2/13 7:54 PM

I am working on a quilt for my ds. I am getting ready to soon put in the batting. Is it OK to use an old quilt in between the top and back of the quilt?

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Date: 4/2/13 8:05 PM

So long as it is clean, I don't see why not. That's what they had to do in the old days!

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Subject: Batting substitutes Date: 4/2/13 8:05 PM

Not only OK, but a time-honored tradition. If it's a family quilt, mention it in your signature block.

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Date: 4/2/13 11:47 PM

Thank you! I am super excited about finishing this quilt. My poor ds. He has to be very patient.

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