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Old 09-28-2011, 01:21 PM
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Hi all,
I am making myself a quilt. I love batiks, so I have 7 batiks and I was going to make a quilt with the batiks in a row, attached to the next row of square batiks, as I really love the colors and don't want to cut them all up, but I have done that particular quilt already, and want to try something different. Any ideas, since I already have 6 inch squares all cut out?? I am itching to do something different, but I am still a beginner and have trouble with triangles, and also getting things to line up nicely for me.

One more question - I love string quilts, what is the difference between them and scrap quilts? Thanks!!!
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:25 PM
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Disappearing 9 patch is quick and easy. The 10 minute square is kewl too. You can do a search on the board.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:28 PM
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Thanks!! I will look them up!!!
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:29 PM
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Turning Twenty is a nice quilt with large blocks of color. You should be able to find the pattern in any LQS.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:33 PM
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I would recommend Disappearing nine patch too it will be quick easy and since you already have the squares cut fun to do too
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:35 PM
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dnp is probably the best bet. especially since you have the squares cut out already. another one would be a trip around the world.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:55 PM
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Warm wishes uses a 6" block.
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Old 09-28-2011, 01:58 PM
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What about a square in a square block? You could do a neutral color sashing around the 6" sqs. Be sure and post some photos of the finished project when you get it done...crafty_linda_b
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I would recomend D9P also.
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Old 09-28-2011, 05:20 PM
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Thank you, everyone!!! I looked them all up and I think i will start with the Disappearing Nine patch, and then try the others!! Great ideas!!!
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