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Thread: I went crazy on scrappy 4 patches

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    I went crazy on scrappy 4 patches

    I have over 100-11" scrappy 4 patches. Now I need interesting ways to put them together.
    I was thinking about using a solid sashing with a triangle on each end to make a star center, but I'm not completely sure how to do that. I'm wanting to make QOV's.

    Does anyone have tutorial links to share or ideas to share?

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    go to Quiltville and check out her patterns and tips.

    http://www.quiltville.com/

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    Check out the mini train ride mystery on the Blocks of the Month forum. We just did something similar with 9 patches. Turned out great!

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    Also, you might pick up some information and hints on the Quilts of Valor website...and there are several other organizations that make the same type of quilts...www.AmericanHeroQuilts.com is another...good luck, sounds like you've made a great start!
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    Disappering four patch
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jA-10A_Uc6k


    I have over 100-11" scrappy 4 patches. Now I need interesting ways to put them together.
    I was thinking about using a solid sashing with a triangle on each end to make a star center, but I'm not completely sure how to do that. I'm wanting to make QOV's.

    Does anyone have tutorial links to share or ideas to share?[/QUOTE]

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    Missouri Star has a tutorial you may like using 4 patch. Would definitely use up what you've made so far & sounds like what your looking for.

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    Block ofthe month forum

    Quote Originally Posted by sewplease View Post
    Check out the mini train ride mystery on the Blocks of the Month forum. We just did something similar with 9 patches. Turned out great!
    Dumb question! But can someone please give me a direct link to the Block of the Month forum. Thanks.

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    Sometime ago someone on this forum told about a disappearing 16 patch using any size squares to start with. Maybe you could sew 4 of your 4 patches together and follow those instructions-very easy I tried it with some scraps just to see how it would look and really liked it. Basically all you do it cut your 16 patch on the diagonal like an X, seperate them,rotate and sew 2 back together ,repeat and you end up with 2 nice squares that look like they are on point. You can sew these together and keep going or put sashing between .Hope this helps.

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    Thanks for web site Now 100 scrappy squares is a lot. I love scrappy quilt. Might have to do this with my little scraps.

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