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Thread: Help finding a pattern please

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    I would love to make the Grandmother's fan using paper piecing. Would anyone have a pattern please? TIA

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    Maybe this will help you: http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-15094-1.htm

    pattern...paper pieced and applique: http://www.quilterscache.com/G/Grand...sFanBlock.html

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    OK this is my problem............i have been trying to understand this all day but it makes no sense. Please look at the pic i am attaching. This is for paper piecing te grandmothers fan. I made 3 blocks so far but the placement makes no sense.

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    oops how do i add a pic?
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    on your previous post click on Add New Attachment

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    I recommend this to practice paper piecing: http://www.quilterscache.com/StartQu...tingthree.html

    It is simple and easy to understand.

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    Thanks Agape........i've done paper piecing before and i can do it without problems but this block is not making sense to me. When i line up the blocks side by side, the end blade on one of the blocks is straight up and down but the adjoining block is a curved blade. It dont make sense no matter what i do.

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    If you used that pattern, your fan should be squared off.

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    Mesissy, I just looked at it and it makes no sense to me, either!!

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    Maybe it is supposed to be a "mini" fan and set individually in the quilt? It does look like you would sew two together, matching '5' on one to '4' on the other.

    Maybe seeing it colored in will help you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mesissy
    Thanks Agape........i've done paper piecing before and i can do it without problems but this block is not making sense to me. When i line up the blocks side by side, the end blade on one of the blocks is straight up and down but the adjoining block is a curved blade. It dont make sense no matter what i do.
    A picture of your result would be helpful.

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    try English paper piecing instead - much easier to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgapeStitches
    Maybe it is supposed to be a "mini" fan and set individually in the quilt? It does look like you would sew two together, matching '5' on one to '4' on the other.
    Thanks, Agape. OK.........the first two blocks line up but the 3rd block, thats where the problem comes in with the blades. The blades on #1 and 2, they r up and down, but block 3, the blade is not up and down. No matter how i turn the block.

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    Could you post a pic?

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