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    Feeling wild and crazy

    I have a bunch of these wild scraps.what you think quilt,placemats,mugrugs? I want to use them but not sure what to make,any ideas?
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    or some funky chickens

    nice

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    ​I love the Falling Charms for unrelated fabrics. You could cut 5 inch squares and try them with a dark background colour? Someone posted a Falling Charms with a dark brown background and it was great.

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    I agree a Falling Charms would really be great!

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    here are some great ideas when you have so many different patterns
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    I'm not sure what to do with them, Anita, but, there are some really pretty fabrics in your pile there. I know that whatever you do with them, it will be beautiful. You do some amazing work.
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    Go with a log cabin! Leave out the one black and white (zebra stripe). Narrow strips will blend them together...and the light( you probably have some of those ) side would give the eye a place to rest. It would be beautiful.

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    I see some that would make beautiful bag's.

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    thanks for all the great ideas and the link.there are some beauties at that site.
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    I think it depends on the size of the scraps. I'm going to be starting the Quick Curve Ruler medallion quilt after the new year. This kind of fabric would be really fun for that!

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    Owls. http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilt...ed-block/10919

    or this one that I did as my intro to paper piecing and was so easy & fun! For the eyes I just cut circle a bit bigger than the eyes with pattern and sewed on and let them 'rag' a tad. http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/quilt...ed-block/11890

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    Check out Anka's Treasures. She has 2 books for large print fabrics. "Livin' Large" and "Livin' Large II" All fun with visual interest.
    http://ankastreasures.wordpress.com/books-and-patterns/.
    I've made many of her quilts, and the instructions are always easy to follow.

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    I made Tula Pink's "Stacks". I used all my ugliest, brightest, biggest print, stuff that I wanted to be rid of. Nothing matched, and that was the beauty of it. With all that white background, it turned out beautifully. Your stack would be beautiful, too.
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    Your prints are all about the same scale. You may want to collect a few smaller scale, or stripes, nearly-solids and zig-zags for a little more variety and less sameness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
    ​I love the Falling Charms for unrelated fabrics. You could cut 5 inch squares and try them with a dark background colour? Someone posted a Falling Charms with a dark brown background and it was great.
    I have saved two 5" squares of everything I have sewn for our now 45 yo daughter and wanted to put together a quilt using just those prints and maybe using a tone on tone teddy bear print for a background; the Falling Charms pattern from MSQC sounds like a good pattern for this also. Who would have known that so many years later these 5" squares would be called "charms" or be put into "Nickel quilts"???!!! Will be anxious to see your quilt when you decide what to do .

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    I think the snap bags or make up bags would be great with these prints. Or how about the roly nesters at studio kat designs.

    http://www.studiokatdesigns.com/free...the-rolynester
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    If you're looking to make a quilt, someone else just posted a ginormous quilt - actually, a huge log cabin quilt. Here's the link:

    http://www.annamariahorner.com/Log.Mansion.Quilt.pdf

    Your fabrics are very 'Kaffe Fassett' looking. Please show us what you come up with!

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    I think you could make a great Hidden Wells using those fabrics!
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    When I see fabrics like that, I immediately think "bags", but there are many things you could do--placemats, table toppers, pillows, mug rugs, fabric bowls. And funky chickens, as Diane said. Have fun!
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    Beautiful fabrics. I love scrappy and you could add a navy blue or black and make a lovely quilt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tartan View Post
    ​I love the Falling Charms for unrelated fabrics. You could cut 5 inch squares and try them with a dark background colour? Someone posted a Falling Charms with a dark brown background and it was great.
    I think those fabrics would look great with a dark brown background. Here's my falling charms with the dark brown background.
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    I am not sure about the size of the prints but most of them look like big prints so just cut them in square big enough and border them all with one solid color on all sides just to show case the fabric and have a scrappy look and make a big quilt.
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    Very pretty fabrics

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