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Thread: can it be done?

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    I have 5+ yards each of 2 fabrics that I would like to use for a 2 color quilt--how can I get the biggest "bang for my buck" and get the biggest quilt possible? I can use other fabric for the backing. Would love to be able to get a full/queen top if possible--What pattern would you use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by quiltin amma
    I have 5+ yards each of 2 fabrics that I would like to use for a 2 color quilt--how can I get the biggest "bang for my buck" and get the biggest quilt possible? I can use other fabric for the backing. Would love to be able to get a full/queen top if possible--What pattern would you use?
    I'd put some scraps in with the other two fabrics and make a log cabin. You could probably get two quilts! I think I have log cabins on my mind!!!

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    Hunter's Star!!! Shouldn't be much wastage. I also love winding ways, but there will be alot more waste

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    there really are tons of quilts made for just two fabrics. There was a book a few years ago, but it fails me who wrote it at this moment. any star pattern, will work even a disappearing 9 patch could be done!

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    Potato Chip pattern. I made one with only
    3 1/2 yds of one color and 5 yards of another.
    I love the way it turned out.
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    I would say Hunter's Star. although there are lots of traditional 2 color quilts. I checked out drunkard's path with 6" squares, QuiltPro says it will take 5 1/8 yd each for 72x96, although their layout could be more effective use of fabrics.

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    My favorite 2 color quilt is Day & Night Quilt from Quilt in a Day.

    The book (Joann's sells it too)
    http://www.quiltinaday.com/shoponlin...lt&i=20490&pg=

    The videos part 1&2
    http://quiltinaday.com/theater/3100/3110.html
    http://quiltinaday.com/theater/3100/3111.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by GABBYABBY
    Potato Chip pattern. I made one with only
    3 1/2 yds of one color and 5 yards of another.
    I love the way it turned out.
    GabbyAbby, I love your quilt. Could you give square size? I would love to make one.

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    I love the cover quilt in this book.

    http://www.amazon.com/More-Simple-Qu...6649640&sr=8-3

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    What does a winding way pattern look like ?

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