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Old 09-22-2010, 11:24 AM
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I want to start saving my selvages to make something.
How wide do I need to cut them to make them useable? :roll:
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:25 AM
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I would do 1 1/2 to 2 inches. That way you also get some of the color of the fabric and it's a bit easier to use IMHO
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by lovequilts
I would do 1 1/2 to 2 inches. That way you also get some of the color of the fabric and it's a bit easier to use IMHO
Thanks so much! :-D
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Old 09-22-2010, 11:46 AM
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There is a fantastic new book "Quilts from the Selvage Edges" by Karen Griska published by AmericanQuiltersSociety. It is full of great inspiraation. I have just bought it and am begging all my quilting friends for there cut offs so I can get started! Hope this helps!! Oooops! "inspiration"
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