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Thread: Smaller Twister Tree

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    Thought I'd share photos of my version of the Christmas tree twister. It's smaller than other ones I've seen. The first photo is pre the last border needed before cutting with twister tool. The other hasn't been squared and needs borders, but I thought I'd show it in this state. I tried to use two colors of garlands and the blue didn't show well in photo. I also went for a simpler trunk.. It's not perfect but if I can find the right fabric for borders, I'll finish it soon. I think it needs a red stopper and something with gold in it for outside border. I've been to 3 quilt shops in last couple of days, but haven't found final border yet. I'll probably use the red from garland for stopper border.
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    When I was on vacation, I found the new Let's Twist... Again, and it has some great patterns, even one for a heart wreath. Love the twister, my new favorite this year. Thanks for sharing the pics.

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    I've never seen these before. It's wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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    I found the heart on web and it looks fun and easy. I've really enjoyed this little twister tool and experimenting, too.

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    Neat idea! Great job!

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    That turned out really nice...I have both of the templates but haven't done anything with it yet.

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    I love your tree! :thumbup:

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    Too cute

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    Love it, sooooooooo cute

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    that's a wonderful piece. thanks for showing the before and after layout.

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    That is just adorable. Did u use the 5" squares or the 3.5"?

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    very cool!

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    I actually started with four" squares. My husband cut me a smaller twister tool that measures 2 3/4" square. (He used a plastic picture frame that cost about $2 at Wal-Mart. He scored the lines and filled with permanent black ink. It works just fine except it is thin plastic and I was worried rotary cutter would damage it. We put little sandpaper-like dots on back to keep it from slipping when cutting and also to make sure I cut with the right side up!) It would be easy to make with 5" blocks.

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    That's just too cute.

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    Neat

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    A really cute tree, I like your diagonal placement of the colors.

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    Beautiful! What size is the square after cutting with the twister tool?

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    Its so cute, I have fabric to try one but need to find some free time...

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    When you cut the twists do you have to cut all the white squares too and sew them back together ??

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    I've never seen this technique before. Very cute!

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    Really nice Like the design

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    your tree is really nice. I have the large twister tool but not used it yet.

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    Those "twisters" are SO FUN, AND your tree is darling~ ♥

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    I like that ... just purchased the twister template at shop hop and plan on making it this month... thanks for sharing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charming
    That is just adorable. Did u use the 5" squares or the 3.5"?
    Just checking ... is it 5" fabric squares and the twister plastic tool is 3-1/2" ??

    And the 10" fabric squares, what size is the plastic?

    And the Mini sized one ... what size for both?

    would hate to cut and sew ... and then discover I have the wrong size of plastic. THANKS!

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