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  1. Tired of repeating the same block

    by , 09-07-2014 at 04:17 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by ube quilting View Post
    I would also suggest tying a scrappy quilt. A spider web is a great way to use hundreds of fabrics and never feel like you made the same block twice.

    A scrappy Jacobs Ladder is another awesome scrap quilt. It might be made from HSTs but when every one of them is different, I never get tired of choosing fabric for the simple block.

    Barn Raising is another HST block but with many fabrics it never gets tired.

    When I make these scrappy quilts I work one block
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  2. For those of us who hate rules :-)

    by , 08-31-2014 at 10:59 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Roberta View Post
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URcf...gdZSWoY_kwfdz9

    Hope it opens for you and that you enjoy watching.
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  3. Scrap Happy Baskets DONE!

    by , 08-15-2014 at 07:18 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by leatheflea View Post
    At last it's done! My pictures aren't real good. What I wouldn't give for a studio with more natural lighting. Well anyway, this little quilt is my design. It's a old quilt block pattern that I redesigned. It was great for using up some small pieces of scrap. How many different fabrics? I'm not sure but I can tell you there's over 50, might be closer to 100. Some dating back at least 40 years, some brand new...and don't tell anybody but there's a few sheets and shirts in there too, it'll
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  4. New small scrappy quilt.

    by , 06-29-2014 at 05:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by judith ann View Post
    I have around 300 of these scrappy quilt blocks sewn. Just wanted to use up some scraps so I sat down one day and started sewing them together. They have been in a basket for a few months.
    Yesterday I started cutting them with my 60 degree ruler. This is what I ended up with. How fun is that!!!
    I used fabrics for the border I have had for a very long time.It is some of my favorite and I forgot all about it in a cupboard. I love fabric with stars and most every quilt I have done has star
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  5. New small scrappy quilt.

    by , 06-29-2014 at 05:22 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by judith ann View Post
    I have around 300 of these scrappy quilt blocks sewn. Just wanted to use up some scraps so I sat down one day and started sewing them together. They have been in a basket for a few months.
    Yesterday I started cutting them with my 60 degree ruler. This is what I ended up with. How fun is that!!!
    I used fabrics for the border I have had for a very long time.It is some of my favorite and I forgot all about it in a cupboard. I love fabric with stars and most every quilt I have done has star
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  6. Stars..Round and Round ...done for a neice's daughter if she'll have it.

    by , 06-29-2014 at 05:17 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by csharp View Post
    Still practicing my fmq stuff, so glad there is no quilt police here. Not perfect, but looks okay from a "gallooping horse" as I have read on here...lol...
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    No label yet, waiting for a response from my neice and her daughter..quilting done on my Singer 15-91 and my Janome 6600P. Thanks for looking.
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  7. Disappearing Hourglass 12 and 1/2

    by , 06-29-2014 at 04:58 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
    Hopefully I will try to load these in order. First picture, cut 2 -10 and 1/2 inch contrasting squares. Sew them one on top of the other with a 1/4 inch seam all around the outside. Cut on the diagonal to form 4 pieces.
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  8. Nested snowman churn dash

    by , 06-23-2014 at 12:25 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jillmc View Post
    My first attempt-cute pattern by Jane Davidson-nested churn dash. My machine is getting her annual spa, and i had s heck of a time with my backup machine. Had to dig out my Angler! Block finishes at 24"-perfect size for a medallion quilt!
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  9. Two Crumb Block Quilts

    by , 06-16-2014 at 04:31 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by gigigray032447 View Post
    The small quilt I just finishes QAYG this am. The large one (with orange borders) has been a work in progress for a long while but I just got it back from the long arm quilter.
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  10. Same pattern; different looks

    by , 06-04-2014 at 03:37 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by MaryKatherine View Post
    My friend has an astonishing stash. Or maybe its just that its so different from mine. I have also used this pattern, but my colour choices are very different. So here are her two quilts. The first she requested "just leaves and vines". The second, the pink floral, she wanted something geometric, so I gave her Square flowers.
    Enjoy.
    MaryKatherine
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