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Old 10-22-2019, 09:55 AM
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I have always for the longest time wanted to make a pineapple log cabin. I have a hard time wrapping my head around the cutting of the block. I just received the Rotary cutting revolution book by Anita Grossman Soloman. I bought the book because, I thought she had a nice easy way of doing this block. Her method did seem pretty easy, but it's not incorporating tons of different fabric for that scrappy look I want. She layers two fabric's and the pattern and you cut from that. She does explain incorporating a few other colors into the quilt, but still not that beautiful scrappy I love so much.

Has anyone used her method and figured out a way to make it scrappy, scrappy?
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Old 10-22-2019, 10:04 AM
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I have not used her method. I think the Creative grids Pineapple ruler is super simple to use but you are limited to only one width of the logs. PP is another great way to do Pineapple.
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Old 10-22-2019, 10:15 AM
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I don't know if it's the same method/pattern, but I've made 4 VERY EASY pineapple quilts, it's a piece of cake, look up "exploding pineapple" block, if you can't find it, PM me and I'll send you a pdf of how it's done.
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Old 10-22-2019, 10:30 AM
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I paper-pieced mine and it's very scrappy. I used a pattern from Laundry Basket Quilts, but there are plenty of free patterns out there that you can use.

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Old 10-22-2019, 12:52 PM
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It helps if you think of it like a log cabin block. You start with your square and add sides and work from the center out.
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Peckish, I love that quilt!

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Old 10-23-2019, 05:00 AM
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There is a book and ruler just for scrappy Pineapple quilt blocks. Trash to Treasure by Gyleen X. Fitzgerald.
It's the best way I have used to make this block.

Here is a video describing her quilts.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUdM5VUdYeQ
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I made an off center pineapple block quilt using the paper piecing method. It was easy to follow and now one of my favorite methods.
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I made an off center pineapple block quilt using the paper piecing method. It was easy to follow and now one of my favorite methods.
this looks great. am putting your idea in my 'bucket list' file
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Creative Grids Pineapple ruler makes it dead easy06e28aed-4098-4ef1-8daa-b6ad3574cb1b.jpeg
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