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Thread: I hate stripes

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    Senior Member CompulsiveQuilter's Avatar
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    Braving it, I used stripes. three are straight across, one is a little diagonal, dang it. Too much trouble and probably impossible to un-sew. I need the galloping horse for sure. Does anybody else avoid them like I do?

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    The trick is to use them all wonky or all on the bias.

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    I love stripes. haven't used them much though. but love them.
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    Count me in on the side of not liking stripes!

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    Most people avoid them, but I seek them out. You'll notice that they are always on the clearance shelves at quilt stores.
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    Oh my this moves on me. Or am I dizzy??? lol love it
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    Quote Originally Posted by nativetexan
    I love stripes. haven't used them much though. but love them.

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    JenniePenny - your quilt is amazing - you certainly have and "eye".
    I've only used stripes is a scrappy quilt. Recently used a piece of fabric.. baby blue background with a sort of star design in lines making it a striped fabric. Not lined up so very disappointing but learned my lesson to check design in the future when dealing with stripe-type pattern.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JenniePenny
    Most people avoid them, but I seek them out. You'll notice that they are always on the clearance shelves at quilt stores.
    The fabric you choose for this quilt is a very high quality. Its stripe is very true to the grain. Just one of the reasons I like Peggy Toole ( Kaufman) fabrics. I buy them when I find them. It really makes working with stripes a pleasure rather than a real pain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nativetexan
    I love stripes. haven't used them much though. but love them.
    I don't know how you did it but it's awesome.

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    I think they make awesome bindings.

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