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  1. Goodnight Irene, made from leftovers

    by , 04-28-2014 at 12:40 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dhanke View Post
    I had a bunch of 2 inch squares leftover from the pieced border of my Be Attitudes quilt. I had read about a "Goodnight Irene" quilt along in November of last year, perfect to use up leftover squares.
    This pattern is also known as Arkansas Crossroads. It's very easy to put together and a great leader ender project.
    The first two pics are Goodnight Irene, the last is Be Attitudes, from whence the leftover squares came. Please excuse the poor quality of the pics, I couldn't
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  2. Quilt Happy Sewing Room Wall-Hanging

    by , 04-28-2014 at 06:48 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by copycat View Post
    This is the first photo I have posted.(I hope)

    Our guild had a challenge. The dark blue civil war print was the challenge fabric. We had to choose a habitat we like. I chose my sewing room! Enjoy!
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  3. My Swap Arkansas Crossroads top is finished

    by , 04-17-2014 at 12:59 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by sewbizgirl View Post
    Here's the finished top. I used the 2.5" squares I received in the birthday 'candy' swap... so many great fabrics! My X blocks were done with 4.5" squares. It finished out at 65" x 81". I did 9 rows of 7 blocks, plus the extra half-block border that completes the points. Haven't decided on a quilting pattern yet, but I'm tossing around an idea. Thanks for looking!
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  4. Who's done this?

    by , 04-04-2014 at 01:59 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by rosiewell View Post
    I saved this quilt pic because i liked it a lot and I put it on my to do list, I know the pattern is Briar rose from Bonni Hunter I believe, but this quilt is on point and it looks great. I have misplaced the talented quilter's name on the post, can someone please tell me the name of the pattern and if I can purchase one, I cannot figure out how it comes together, thank you
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  5. Making half square triangles question

    by , 04-03-2014 at 04:19 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by cheffer45 View Post
    I have tried several ways on making 1/2 square triangles. Why do most of the helps like Thangles, Easy Angle & Tiger tape say to add 1/2" to strip measurement before cutting out? Then they come out too large, all have to be trimmed down. Isn't that a lot of extra work? I have used the Angler 2 in the past, that fits on the bed of my machine, and had fairly good luck but just wondering about trying one of these other methods. What is the method you use or what works best for you. Just curious.
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