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Thread: Shabby Fabrics 2012 BOM

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    Junior Member Joan in AK's Avatar
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    Shabby Fabrics 2012 BOM

    I was wondering how many are doing this particular BOM http://www.shabbyfabrics.com/Country...am-P12993.aspx
    I have downloaded the first block, but have not made it yet. I have seen a few pictures here and elsewhere of the finished block, and they are so cute. I know that one can order monthly kits, but for those who are not doing that how are you choosing fabric? Are you using a fabric collection or doing scrappy? Choosing fabric for something like this leaves me stumped.
    Thanks

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    Cute but no. I started one similar here in the uk about two years ago. I think I have done 2 maybe 3 out of the 12 blocks. Also a third of a way through a Dear Jane that I started xxx years ago.
    On a scrap mission!!

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    Thanks for the heads-up. I downloaded the first PDFs. Probably won't be doing it now but always glad to add another pattern to my collection for someday.

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    I've looked at it, gone Oooo in an interested manner, and downloaded the pdf of the first one.

    Haven't actually done it yet... LOL

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    I am also downloading the blocks. I think I'll wait to see what a few of the other blocks look like before I decide on material. I tend to go scrappy.
    Marilyn

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    I have it downloaded and waiting to finish up some ufos, but I will use it to use my scraps.
    Deb T

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    Oh, this is so cute. I've never done a block of the month project, but I may just have to do this. I love Shabby Fabrics choices of fabric and am sorely tempted to get the kits as they come out. Hmmm-what can I cut back on to afford these.... Thanks for posting the link!
    Betsy in MA

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    Have downloaded it and would love to do it. Have a few things to finish up first but will probably use some of my stash on it. Love Shabby Fabrics!

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    I had never heard of them... but I just downloaded (and printed) the first block. I've never done aplique before... so I may use snowflake design fabric in the background instead of trying to mess with those applique flakes. Now, to remember to download every month! I may wait till I have all 12 before starting the quilt, I'm not sure yet. That would make it easier to pick out fabrics though....
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    I loved the look of the fabrics too. I think the BOM program would be fun too. I too would have to think of what to cut out to pay monthly fee. But really cute. I had not seen Shabby Fabrics either. Cool. Also I love doing hand applique.

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