How many Crown Royal bags does it take to make a king size quilt?
For example, if you want a king size quilt, you will need 200 bags or more. If you want a larger quilt that your bags will make, we can add blocks of purple to make the quilt larger. We did this with the colorful quilt.
How many Crown Royal bags does it take to make a queen size quilt?
I also make Crown Royal throw pillows. It takes anywhere from 32 to 100 or so bags to make a quilt and I find it amusing that when customers bring their bags, they’re always compelled to tell me that they didn’t drink all of that whiskey by themselves.
What can I make with Crown Royal bags?
And now, thanks to our partners at Diageo, the iconic purple Crown Royal bags hold the promise of vital support for active members of the United States armed forces. It’s called the Purple Bag Project, and it allows whisky lovers to turn Crown Royal’s velvety bags into a financial donation to help support the troops.
What fabric is Crown Royal bags made of?
The bag itself — probably made of felt, although Crown Royal couldn’t say — was trademarked in the mid-1960s. Aware of the bag’s immense popularity, Crown Royal uses it to benefit others.
What are the colors of the Crown Royal bags?
Crown Royal comes in a purple felt-like bag with a gold tasseled drawstring.
Why does Crown Royal come in a purple bag?
Crown Royal was first created in 1939 to honor a visit to Canada by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. It was packaged in the bags to make the presentation to the king and queen more regal, and they ended up keeping it.
What is the purple bag project?
Beginning in September of 2010, mission of The Purple Bag Initiative was to ensure that soldiers overseas “were reminded that heroes at home truly admire and acknowledge their relentless service to this country.” In the 11 years since, nearly one million bags have been sent to active military overseas.
How many colors of Crown Royal bags are there?
Although there are now nine bag colors, representative of variants in the Crown Royal series, the most popular by far is that purple bag, which houses Crown Royal Deluxe, the producer’s original whisky.
What color is the original Crown Royal bag?
Crown Royal was introduced in 1939 and is the original version of the brand. It was available only in Canada until 1964. Crown Royal comes in a purple felt-like bag with a gold tasseled drawstring.
Did You Know you can make a quilt out of Crown Royal bags?
Evidentally they had been saving/collecting crown royal bags for quite some time now. When I found out they were saving them I offered to make a quilt out of them. More literally I JUMPED at the opportunity. Making a crown royal bag quilt has been on my bucket list before I even started quilting.
What to do with cords from a Crown Royal bag?
If you like, for added decoration, use the cords from the Crown Royal bags. Hand sew them to the outside edges along the seam, all the way around.
How do you sew a quilt top together?
Starting at the center of the quilt, top or bottom, sew in the ditch (seam). Then sew across the center seam, right to left. Complete stitching along seams until they have all been quilted. Remove the safety pins. If you like, for added decoration, use the cords from the Crown Royal bags.
How do I create my quilt masterpiece?
Please create your quilt masterpiece by reading the directions directly from your computer or mobile device. You can jot down important bits, if necessary, with a scrap piece of paper and pencil. Please save your expensive printer ink and paper!