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Thread: Do you use 1.5" strips?

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    Do you use 1.5" strips?

    Usually, I see 2.5" strips, and jelly roll patterns for using those.

    Just wondering if any of you have used 1.5" strips, and what you made from them.

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    well i use 1 inch strips of black inbetween blocks. but not 1.5 jelly rolls so far.

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    The 1.5 strips are good to make purses, wallets or other accessories with. Doll quilts or tiny pp projects.
    RedGarnet222

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    I used them once to make a purse but I don't really like to work with such narrow pieces.
    Heather

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    Log cabin blocks
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    My daughter does LC wallhangings - my Christmas tree is lovely. I am going to use 1 1/2" strips on the light side of my uneven LC, so a light precut pack would work. Other than just outlines and such, I haven't graduated to such narrow strips.

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    Other than a narrow sashing or border, the only 1.5 inch strips I use are scraps that I put into string quilts.

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    The "Snake River Log Cabin" uses all 1.5 widths.
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    Wise words from my 7 year old niece: "Aunt Laura, you must think you can't have too much fabric like a pizza can't have too much cheese." Well said, Gracie!

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    I've made several rail fence quilts using honeybuns.

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    I used them for log cabin blocks, sashings for some patterns, the front face of Attic Windows frames and string quilts, but when I'm stocking up my stash of strips I always cut the 2.5"
    A fabric stash is always missing that one fabric needed to finish the quilt on which you're working.

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