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Have you ever seen a SCRAPPY French Braid quilt???

Have you ever seen a SCRAPPY French Braid quilt???

Old 01-04-2012, 05:54 PM
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am wanting to use up lots of my scraps for motor home quilt. I just can't WRAP this around my head....HOW will it look?? If I keep all the center "diamonds" the same color/pattern, will it work.....?? any of you with design programs game for a "look see" ????? Thanks in advance! BTQ
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:20 PM
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Try Bonnie Hunter's website. I think I saw a scrappy braid quilt there. Personally, I can't see any reason why you couldn't do it. I think it would look great scrappy.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:22 PM
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I think you could do it, if you are careful with placement of your scraps. Work with value to create your fabric runs. I don't know how to create a French braid in EQ. It might help to look at a picture of a French braid quilt in shades of grey rather than color, and think about creating it with scraps of the same value that way.
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:28 PM
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http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...s-t108968.html Here is a link to one I did. It was fun and fast
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by erstan947 View Post
http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...s-t108968.html Here is a link to one I did. It was fun and fast
this is lovely but i do think i would like the version with the consistent diamonds down the center, too.... thanks for sharing...i really love this look...
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:09 PM
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Quilter's Cache has a scrappy braid pattern. It will look beautiful, I'm sure.
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:31 PM
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Border Creek Station patterns used a scrappy braid for a border on their The Gathering quilt pattern.
You could check it out for inspiration.
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Old 01-05-2012, 06:17 AM
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here's a link to a google images search of french braid quilts http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&c...FPLDsQLt9syQCg
many of them are scrappy
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I love this one!
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Old 01-05-2012, 06:31 AM
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Here is my version. All scraps
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