Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

wertach zone 7-B SCFebruary 3, 2012

I don't like the new fangled comforters....They are too hot! I wake up sweating, throw it off, then freeze! I want an old fashion cotton bedspread like the ones I grew up with!

I can't find one in a store, I'm kinda skeptical about the ones I've found online, bad reviews and not enough info on the heat factor.

Help! I need to sleep!

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bulldinkie(pa)

Vermont country store look it up its all things from the past,even turkish taffy yum,www.vermontcountry store.com,I just got a catalog in the mail today.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2012 at 4:21PM
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sandyl(Zone 6B -7)

I have two that I got from JCPenney,, Here is a link for the bedspreads, the old fashion kind... I love em...Sandy http://www.jcpenney.com/jcp/X6E.aspx?GrpTyp=ENS&ItemID=1db9a8e&CF=Whites&deptid=82319&pcatid=85989&SO=0amp;SelDim=1031%7e&x5view=1&NOffset=0amp;Ne=877+1031&catid=85991&N=4294926359+4294949522&Nao=0amp;PSO=0amp;bcCat=4&CmCatId=external:85991

    Bookmark   February 6, 2012 at 8:47PM
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velvet_sparrow(Zone 5b, Gardnerville, NV)

Vermont Country Store, also try Lehman's online. But I've seen cotton spreads in WalMart, Target and Penney's too--they are making a comeback.

Velvet ~:>

    Bookmark   February 10, 2012 at 4:12PM
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exmar

Have you considered making them yourself or having someone do it? I don't sew, but I recall my mom, grandma, greatgrandma, aunts and neighbors getting together around big quilting frames and knocking out several in a day. Grandma would also keep a frame going and work on it herself. The frames wouldn't be too difficult to make if you have access to someone who is reasonably handy.

I (dimly) seem to recall that they would adjust how many layers of cotton they would unroll to determine how heavy the finished quilt was to be.

Good luck,

Ev

    Bookmark   February 12, 2012 at 10:41AM
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