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Thread: Help me identify this quilt kit, please

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    Okay, this is probably asking for a miracle, but... While sorting through my quilt stuff I came across a quilt kit I bought about 2 1/2 years ago from a quilt shop in Zanesville, Ohio. I actually bought two of these kits and can't find the pattern for them. I can't imagine that I wouldn't have bought the pattern, but who knows. I'm not even sure what to look for. Don't remember it. I think it may have been a pattern that was popular at that time. The kit contains 8 yards of fabric cut into 238 6" squares, containing 7 each of 36 different fabrics, 10- 4 1/2" strips for the borders and 10-2 1/" strips for the binding. The kits themselves (which the shop made up) were really pretty floral fabrics. Any idea anyone? Thanks.

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    Sorry, no idea....but maybe you can call the quilt shop?

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    Is the quilt shop still there that you can see if someone remembers cutting those kind of pieces? After my sister passed, I would find magazines in with groups of fabric. She would keep the whole magazine with the fabric even though it was the one pattern she would make someday. I also found some already cut quilt pieces, but could not find the pattern she intended to use.

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    Is there any paperwork in the kits ? A name of any sort ?

    Maybe you could just sew the squares into a 9 patch and use the other as sashing ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Tapioca
    Sorry, no idea....but maybe you can call the quilt shop?
    I tried the shop and the lady that was doing the kits at that time is no longer there. No one else remembers. I don't think I would have bought the pattern (especially 2 of them) without the pattern. Darn!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharon b
    Is there any paperwork in the kits ? A name of any sort ?

    Maybe you could just sew the squares into a 9 patch and use the other as sashing ?
    There's just a 3x5 card listing the pieces.

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    I bought 2 kits once that didn't include any pattern. I had to buy the book but got a good deal on Amazon. So some quilt shops do sell kits without a pattern. It has to do with the copyright laws. My shop didn't tell me either and I called them up and let them know it wasn't fair not to warn people about the no pattern included.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darlene
    I bought 2 kits once that didn't include any pattern. I had to buy the book but got a good deal on Amazon. So some quilt shops do sell kits without a pattern. It has to do with the copyright laws. My shop didn't tell me either and I called them up and let them know it wasn't fair not to warn people about the no pattern included.
    I wish they had at least put the name of the pattern on the kit. It just lists the pieces and size of the quilt. I know I could just piece it together since it is all 6" squares but I remember buying it because I loved the look of the finished product.

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    that is terrible, I hope you find the pattern for it, does the shop have the phone # of the lady that worked there at that time?

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    Now there is a true mystery! It gave me an idea on how to do our mystery quilt for next year or something similar--a challenge maybe. No clue but I was thinking what you had might be around the world type quilt.

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