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log cabin block using three colors?

Old 08-10-2017, 07:16 PM
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Default log cabin block using three colors?

Has anyone made a log cabin block with using just three colors, a dark, a light and then a color for the center.. Do you think it would look ok?
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Old 08-10-2017, 07:43 PM
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Of course! Better yet, make it of two colors -- maybe blue and purple with a red center, for instance.....but use multiple different blues and purples to give the many blocks lots of texture and interest.

Here are a couple I made years ago, sort of like what I mean.

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Old 08-11-2017, 02:03 AM
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Log cabins lend themselves to many options, just google log cabin quilts and you will find tons of inspiration. It's one of my favorite patterns.
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:38 AM
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Jan, love your quilts, the first one looks like it has lace in it. so pretty
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Old 08-11-2017, 07:39 AM
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tallchick, I did one just like yours, same color ways.
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Old 08-11-2017, 08:06 AM
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These examples are so pretty, now I need to make a log cabin quilt!
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I have a friend who made a black/white and red centers. It is gorgeous.
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:10 AM
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I think you could. I absolutely love Log Cabins and the ones pictured are gorgeous!!
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Old 08-11-2017, 09:36 AM
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I've seen them all in one color that was stitched in the ditch and it was lovely.
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Old 08-11-2017, 03:17 PM
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All of the above Log Cabin quilts are gorgeous. I haven't made any in a while, I need to put it on a list. No,no, that wouldn't work, I would just lose the list.
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