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Thread: Pattern ideas wanted

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    Quote Originally Posted by sewingsuz
    Any old fashion quilt pattern would be nice. The fan is real nice.
    Would you mind giving me some names of old fashion patterns?

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    i like the grandmother's fan idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KimS
    I have boxes of fabric Grandma gave me and I'm trying to find the right pattern. I want something that will allow me to use many of the pieces since some of them are quite old. I thought maybe Grandmother Fan would be a good choice. Looking forward to hearing your ideas. By the way....I love this group!!
    you have a great idea! I love the Quilt you posted too. 8-)

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    Square in a square, Tree of life or Pine tree, Broken dishes.

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    YES on the GMF!

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    Here is a picture of an old tradition Grandmother's Flower Garden; also known as "GFG". I love them! Here ya go:

    http://www.womenfolk.com/grandmothers/1evaflrlg.jpg

    Here is one from a member here on the board:

    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-93280-1.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by KimS
    Quote Originally Posted by fabric_fancy
    dresden plate or HST baskets
    What does "HST Baskets" mean?
    Half Square Triangle Basket

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    i vote for the fan

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    try any one template pattern like spools known as the axe back in the thirties, bow tie coffin or hexagons

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    [Would you mind giving me some names of old fashion patterns?[/quote]

    Log cabin, dresden plate, churn dash, nine patch, GMFG, rail fence, and the list can go on and on. But these are just a few of the traditional patterns.

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