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Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

Posted by wertach 7b SC (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 3, 12 at 14:11

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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RE: Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

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

RE: Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

I have two that I got from JCPenney,, Here is a link for the bedspreads, the old fashion kind... I love em...Sandy

RE: Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

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 ~:>

RE: Where to find an old fashion bedspread?

  • Posted by exmar 6 SE Ohio (My Page) on
    Sun, Feb 12, 12 at 10:41

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,


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