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    Old 04-03-2021, 05:23 AM
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    I ran across this YouTube video from SewVeryEasy on how to make a test block without wasting precious fabric. Brilliant!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbhKCN1-gms
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    Old 04-03-2021, 07:18 AM
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    That's great! Another non-sewing item to keep in our studios! TFS
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    Old 04-03-2021, 08:07 AM
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    Fantastic video. Not only can I use to test making the block I can test my FMQ idea on it.
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    Old 04-03-2021, 08:18 AM
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    I keep a big book of coloured construction paper to use for doing test designs.
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    Old 04-03-2021, 10:00 AM
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    I like both ideas.
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    Old 04-03-2021, 11:15 AM
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    What a great idea! I believe my next test block will be done this way. Hard to believe I never saw or though about this before. I suppose you would use a fairly strong paper towel.
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    Old 04-03-2021, 08:02 PM
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    Thank You for this tip!
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    Old 04-04-2021, 03:35 AM
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    What a wonderful idea...thank you for sharing. I follow Laura on YouTube but somehow I missed this one along the way.
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    Old 04-04-2021, 04:53 PM
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    I just watched this video and am amazed at never even thinking about this before, I like drawing quilt blocks and coloring them in graph paper (learned this old school way 40 years ago when I started quilting) but actually cutting and sewing paper towels together is brilliant, I’m going to share this with my quilt guild most of whom I haven’t seen since March 2020.

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    Sandy in Mooresville, NC
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    Old 04-07-2021, 09:44 AM
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    Great idea for quick test blocks!
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