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Old 05-22-2020, 06:43 AM
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I am working on a quilt that I would like to use some solid blocks mixed in with the irish chain Picture is attached

The chain block over all is 11" - -- the center section was 8" before I put the last sashing on the side

my question is what size do I need to cut the solid blocks? I am thinking but I am not sure

What do you guys think?
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:54 AM
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They would need to be the same size as your Irish chain blocks
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Old 05-22-2020, 07:35 AM
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As all seams are not created equal the best to do is measure your chain blocks and cut your solid blocks the same size
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:25 AM
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As Rff1010 said, they would need to be the same size.
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Old 05-22-2020, 09:40 AM
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Don't forget to add the seam allowance for the solid blocks. 1/2 inch in width and in height.
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Old 05-22-2020, 10:20 AM
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thank you guys for your responses

have a great weekend
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:27 AM
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You have a great idea for a quilt and I agree with the others that you just need to measure your pieced block and add 1/2" and that will be what size you cut the solid block.
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