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Thread: log cabin clam shell pattern

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    log cabin clam shell pattern

    Just saw a gorgeous quilt , a clam shell pattern but in a log cabin design. I found a pattern but it gave no instructions on its assembly. Can anyone help? I just love all of the posts and learn so much from you all.
    Thanking you in advance

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    If I recall, wide logs are used on two sides of the block and narrow strips are used on the other two sides.
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    Picture please. I can't imagine what this looks like.
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    Don't know, but would appreciate a picture, sounds interesting.

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    now that is interesting!!

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    Love it! I am teaching a curved log cabin workshop for my guild in April; we'll be focusing on the narrow background in one block and the wide background in another. There are innumerable ways to set these blocks. it'll be a lot of fun! I LOVE log cabins, they are THE most versatile quilts out there.

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    That's a really neat idea. Thanks for posting a link to the photo, woody. I couldn't visualise it at all before that.

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    the method is just like any other log cabin, it's only the shapes of the individual logs that are different. Remember, this unit is 4 sub-blocks.

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    Thank you all for your comments and suggestions. The one from Judy Holly quilts is the layout. It is a thick & thin configuration, but I just can't understand where the center starts and you go out from there. Maybe it is because I am blonde and 73. I took a picture of it at the quilt show, but I don't think I should upload because of rights. Who knows, but again thanks for all your help. Sandy

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