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Old 10-12-2007, 08:41 PM
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Can anyone give me suggestions about making quilts using scraps and letovers?.

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Old 10-13-2007, 01:08 AM
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THERE is a huge host of ideas on this site. with pictures. Please explore and look at the many talented people here and then pick an idea or picture, just 2 ideas pop out Crazy Quilts and String quilts. But they are not the limit, Please look around here. Get a cup of coffee, or tea or your choice and sit a spell and look around. I promise you will be sooooo inspired.
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Old 10-13-2007, 05:15 AM
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Google trash can quilts. Just made on n it is so pretty
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Old 10-13-2007, 05:25 AM
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Morning Bernadette,
Rebecca is so right, our group is great about sharing but you need to join to find the help or the inspiration. It's really easy, just click on the Login/register button and you'll be able to meet some of the most talented and helpful quilters from around the world.

Hope to be able to meet and chat with you soon!
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:28 AM
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Hi...

I love to do string quilts with scraps/strips. I am now working on one with 9" blocks in blues, with a little white and a strip of green here and there done diagonally across the squares. I think I will use black for the sashing to set them off. Fun to do!!
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Old 10-13-2007, 10:30 AM
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HI, If you go to www.quiltville.com or www.scrapquilts.com you will find all kinds of ideas to use up your scraps. That is what I am doing right now. Marge
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I couldn't find the trash can quilts could you pose a link and weste I would love to see the string quilt your working on. :shock: :D
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This site has the best ideas and patterns for using scraps...

www.quiltville.com

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Old 10-14-2007, 05:54 AM
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Went back to find picture of trash can quilt and couldn't find it. will take a picture of mine and will post it
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Old 11-09-2007, 07:08 AM
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Letovers or Leftovers? Make me smile and remember---

One way to make a scrappy quilt is to take a magazine page and use that for your base. You can lay scraps onto the paper and sew one by one.

When the page is full of sewn on scraps, you can embroider on it!

When you have many pages of sewn scraps, lay them all out to design your quilt top, then sew them together into rows. At this point, the paper will come off very easily - if not you can wash it off.

This method is very old! Be careful to clean your machine often - the paper will be all over!
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