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Thread: Any help is appreciated, please!

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    Any help is appreciated, please!

    I got these blocks from a festival last year. Got these 9 blocks and these very large one. Not sure what to do with it and the lay out. Any suggestions?
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    What is wrong with just making a sampler quilt with sashing and cornerstones?
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    Those are eye popping awesome!!!! Marsye

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    different size blocks perhaps put small flying geese strips to make them the same size blocks for sashing. Small pinwheels or trees

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    Guess that is what I will end up doing, I just didn't know where the large 20" square one fit in this quilt.
    Why the large square? Guess that is what happens to abandoned UFO'S

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    Can you cut down the 20" block to make it the same size as the others? Try just folding the edges back to see what it would look like. Then I would sash everything in white.
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    perhaps a large pillow with the larger block or put it on the back of the quilt...

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    Putting the large block on the back of the quilt, what a good idea.
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    Sampler quilt with the large one as a pillow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toni C View Post
    different size blocks perhaps put small flying geese strips to make them the same size blocks for sashing. Small pinwheels or trees
    I like that idea, then I can use all the blocks these lady (unknown) made. Thanks for the idea.

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    Wow, some great ideas. I feel better with all these suggestions. I wanted to use all the blocks if I could. I will post when I get these antique blocks quilted.

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