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Thread: Lots of misc blocks I want to put into a quilt, need help!

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    Super Member faykilgore's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    San Antonio, TX
    I like both quilts! They're like a collage of wonderful blocks! I love the fans in the corners of the border in the first one. Very clever!

    "You can't help that. We're all mad here." - The Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland.

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    Senior Member lisalisa's Avatar
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    Dec 2010
    Queen of California Baby
    Quote Originally Posted by AndiR View Post
    Several years ago our guild did a raffle quilt from a variety of blocks that guild members made. Putting it together was kinda like doing a jigsaw puzzle, but it really turned out nicely. We made lots of filler units - half-square triangles, four patches, flying geese, checkerboards, to make everything fit together. If you want to avoid set-in seams, come up with a standard measurement, maybe 18" and make either rows or columns that size. If you stagger where the blocks are with the filler units, it won't look like rows.

    Here's a photo of the finished quilt. I have others on my blog in Feb. 2010.

    Love this. Great use of the different sized blocks.
    We couldn't all be cowboys, so some of us are clowns.

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