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Old 01-09-2011, 02:29 PM
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I bought the "twister" tool and a layer cake package to make my niece a quilt. I have sewed all the 36 10" blocks together and added an inner border like the instructions said to do. Now my problem/question is : do I really want to cut the whole thing apart and resew it like instructed. Has anyone outhere made such a quilt? Could you please make suggestions? Could you post some pictures if you have done this please? If I finish it I'll have to try to find more fabric from that collection ?
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:32 PM
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Go to search above and type in twister and there will be a lot of pics. Yes, many have done these and they turn out beautiful. Good luck and will wait to see your pics.
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:47 PM
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I've only used the lil twister on 5" square & I love the results.
From what I've read on this board, the scraps resulting in cuts using the bigger twister can be used for borders.
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:49 PM
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Oh, You'll love it. Go on and cut!!
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Old 01-09-2011, 02:58 PM
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yes!! you must cut it.. lookie what happens:

http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-88703-1.htm
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:18 PM
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Cut it :D:D:D
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:39 PM
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I LOVE my twister tools. I am just finishing off quilting 8 'lil twister' quilts and I have a Big Twister quilt ready to be quilted.

A great pattern to use up bigger scraps of fabric.
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Old 01-09-2011, 04:49 PM
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Do it! I loved it!!
http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-79123-1.htm
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If you cut it correctly and are very careful, the scraps left over can be cut into the smaller twister size provided you have the smaller ruler. I saw it done at my LQS.
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I've made 3 quilts from the big tool and ton's of wall hangings from the small tool. there is some waste but I was able to sew the "extra" fabric together for another project. Don't be afraid.....They turn out so cool.
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