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A quick and easy way to produce a quilt is to try a "Rag Quilt." These are made from flannel or homespun fabric. Fabric squares are machine quilted as part of the construction and when the squares are joined together--you have a finished quilt! The wrong edges of the fabric are visible on the top of the quilt and are clipped to encourage fraying, further adding to the "rag" look. Check this link for a pattern from JoAnn.com.