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    Does any one know how they make them quilts useing salvage edge of fabric? Or where I can find out how?I just don't understand how one would sew them they are so narrow.

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    Karen wrote the book (literally) on sewing with selvage strips.
    http://selvageblog.blogspot.com

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    Thanks Karen

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtspools
    one would sew them they are so narrow.
    You don't cut them off at the line where the fabric design starts, you include 1"-"2 of the fabric (depending on your design preference). This way have enough for a seam allowance so all the color dots will show, as well as to having a piece of the fabric showing. Again, it depends on what you're making, and how many strips you want to fit in that space.

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    MMMM do i really want to do this one day?

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    Thanks for the info MTS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtspools
    MMMM do i really want to do this one day?
    You don't have to make a whole quilt. Make a wallet. Or a mug rug - how easy it that? Just to see if you like it. Then you can start collecting. ;)

    My favorite is the dress the Australian lady made. And the umbrella. The lampshade was awesome. Actually, I was more impressed with the non-quilt items. I'm amazed by people's imagination.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtspools
    MMMM do i really want to do this one day?
    not me! :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by MTS
    Quote Originally Posted by mtspools
    MMMM do i really want to do this one day?
    You don't have to make a whole quilt. Make a wallet. Or a mug rug - how easy it that? Just to see if you like it. Then you can start collecting. ;)

    My favorite is the dress the Australian lady made. And the umbrella. The lampshade was awesome. Actually, I was more impressed with the non-quilt items. I'm amazed by people's imagination.
    I was floored by the dress! I am awed at the creativity of some people and wonder where my creative gene is hiding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wholeheart Mom
    Quote Originally Posted by MTS
    Quote Originally Posted by mtspools
    MMMM do i really want to do this one day?
    You don't have to make a whole quilt. Make a wallet. Or a mug rug - how easy it that? Just to see if you like it. Then you can start collecting. ;)

    My favorite is the dress the Australian lady made. And the umbrella. The lampshade was awesome. Actually, I was more impressed with the non-quilt items. I'm amazed by people's imagination.
    I was floored by the dress! I am awed at the creativity of some people and wonder where my creative gene is hiding.
    I seen little girl skirts top was old jeans and the shirt was strips,very pretty and neat idea I thought. hug the girls for me. Thanks for idea's

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