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Thread: update on string quilt and questios

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    Junior Member bj riley's Avatar
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    update on string quilt and questios

    As I was reading the replies to my string quilt post. I suddenly realized I did something bad. One of the tuts I looked at said string quilts was a good place to use up fabrics that weren't 100 % cotton. So I cut up some cool mismatched napkins. I just realized the napkins have been washed many times but none of the other fabric has! What will happen? There are 5 of the 50 plus squares with the napkins in them

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    the cottons might shrink a bit , the napkins won't but that would be the same if you used any other non cotton fabric mixed with unwashed cottons- I would think it will be fine Think of it as adding character
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    it'll be fine... the different contents and sizes will help balance one another ... it's a real good place to use up all that 'stuff' you're not quite sure what to do with it...

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    Thanks Ladies, I like the way you think!!

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    Don't worry, it will just add more interest to the finished quilt.
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    It'll look great !!

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    was it foundation pieced? if so, no worries at all. Even if not, there is so much holding each piece together that it should not be a problem. Definitely, not bad. so relax. it's fine.

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    Thanks again. Yes it is foundation. What fun that is and it looks so nice even with all the mixed up colors
    Bj

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