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Old 06-24-2008, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by luvmy2bts
When cutting out for a whole quilt I cut for one block first. I make that block to see if it is going to work. If it does great! I finish cutting for the whole quilt. If not then I haven't wasted the fabric for the whole quilt. Been there done that! LOL

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I do that to, but with me new to quilting, I wanna make sure I know what I'm doing. I love sample blocks.
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Old 06-24-2008, 05:23 AM
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I think I have one going now. Foolishly, I cut all the squares - thousands! I'm sturggling through 2 squares at a time and I now have 10 squares. They are so far from perfect . . . barely acceptable . . . I'm debating about where to go from here. If I do 16, I could group them in 4s and do sashing between to make at least a throw-size quilt. It's supposed to be a wedding present for DD and DIL (married nearly 5 years now). Here's a picture of a couple of the blocks . . . any ideas?
I'm not a pro, but I like it the way it is. I don't see anything wrong
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Old 06-24-2008, 05:25 AM
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dj I don't see any thing wrong with your blocks. I think they are beautiful.
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Old 06-24-2008, 05:42 AM
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http://www.blockcentral.com/bomohsusannah1203.pdf
is a pattern that could be adapted, too.
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Old 06-24-2008, 05:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Moonpi
http://www.blockcentral.com/bomohsusannah1203.pdf
is a pattern that could be adapted, too.
You can use the ones you have as a center medallion. There is another star pattern I know of that will work, too - let me see if I can find it.
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Old 06-24-2008, 06:00 AM
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Thanks moonpi I just love ohsusannah. I should have went with my first partten witch was something I made up with stars.
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DJ - those blocks are BEAUTIFUL! do you have the pattern? I LOVE IT!

keep going! it's going to be GORGEOUS!
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Old 06-24-2008, 06:17 AM
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I found that other pattern - I think this one is great - can be done with set colors/patterns or scrappy


http://www.antiquecityquilters.com/p...StarStruck.pdf
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Old 06-24-2008, 06:26 AM
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Originally Posted by DJ
I think I have one going now. Foolishly, I cut all the squares - thousands! I'm sturggling through 2 squares at a time and I now have 10 squares. They are so far from perfect . . . barely acceptable . . . I'm debating about where to go from here. If I do 16, I could group them in 4s and do sashing between to make at least a throw-size quilt. It's supposed to be a wedding present for DD and DIL (married nearly 5 years now). Here's a picture of a couple of the blocks . . . any ideas?
I dont see anything wrong with it.
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Old 06-24-2008, 07:06 AM
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Thanks again moonpi the second one will work out fine and I love it. Thanks.
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