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Old 03-08-2013, 02:10 PM
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Just saw a gorgeous quilt , a clam shell pattern but in a log cabin design. I found a pattern but it gave no instructions on its assembly. Can anyone help? I just love all of the posts and learn so much from you all.
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:35 PM
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If I recall, wide logs are used on two sides of the block and narrow strips are used on the other two sides.
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Picture please. I can't imagine what this looks like.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:40 PM
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Don't know, but would appreciate a picture, sounds interesting.
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Old 03-08-2013, 05:50 PM
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Here is a pattern to buy http://www.kayeengland.com/signature...-76-clambones/

This is what the block looks like
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now that is interesting!!
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Old 03-08-2013, 10:05 PM
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Love it! I am teaching a curved log cabin workshop for my guild in April; we'll be focusing on the narrow background in one block and the wide background in another. There are innumerable ways to set these blocks. it'll be a lot of fun! I LOVE log cabins, they are THE most versatile quilts out there.

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That's a really neat idea. Thanks for posting a link to the photo, woody. I couldn't visualise it at all before that.
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Old 03-08-2013, 11:19 PM
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the method is just like any other log cabin, it's only the shapes of the individual logs that are different. Remember, this unit is 4 sub-blocks.
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:12 PM
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Thank you all for your comments and suggestions. The one from Judy Holly quilts is the layout. It is a thick & thin configuration, but I just can't understand where the center starts and you go out from there. Maybe it is because I am blonde and 73. I took a picture of it at the quilt show, but I don't think I should upload because of rights. Who knows, but again thanks for all your help. Sandy
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