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Need Pattern for Ugly Fabric

Old 04-02-2012, 12:08 PM
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I can't help it, but when I find fabric at an insane price, I have to buy it. I don't even care what it looks like, I have to bring it home. I found this fabric at an estate sale back in the fall. Over 3 yards for $1.00! Now I don't have a clue what to do with it. Any pattern ideas?

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Old 04-02-2012, 12:11 PM
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Pinwheel, mixed with a solid color? or use as a backing for a quilt or wallhanging?
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:17 PM
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They say to use ugly fabric for OBW or 4PP or SAW!

... you might not have enough variation in the print to have the kaleidos look good.
Count your # of repeats on the side of the fabric .... and check it out with the mirrors.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:42 PM
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it may work nicely for a one block wonder. or cut it into 5" squares, add 5" solid snowball blocks.
hey the sky's the limit- it's a nice fabric- i can think of a hundred different projects i would use it in.
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Old 04-02-2012, 12:46 PM
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I think the fabric is beautiful .... but each to his/her own. Breaking it up in either small squares or strips will add color to a quilt.
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I think a 4 patch posy would work with this one!
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It looks like a good stack n whach fabric to me.
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:26 PM
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I think it would be a nice purse and tote bag !
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Old 04-02-2012, 01:29 PM
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It would work for OBW but you might not get too many variations in the blocks. Use a couple of mirrors at different places on it to see if you like it. I think I might go with Warm Wishes and use blue and yellow in the pieced blocks. I think your fabric with those two added colours may look really good.

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