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Sooooooo much waste.... need ideas (with pics)

Sooooooo much waste.... need ideas (with pics)

Old 09-18-2010, 06:21 PM
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Thats really pretty! I'd probably use them as a scrappy border, use them for binding or make a pieced back for the quilt. That does seem like a lot of waste though
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:22 PM
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A strip quilt, but then that is a scrappie! I made one, and I love it!
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:24 PM
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Your quilt is beautiful. I am sure you will find a way to use up the scraps.
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:30 PM
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Maybe you could make a matching pillow from the leftovers, or sell them in the buy, sell, trade section.
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:32 PM
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Make a baby girl 9 patch quilt.
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Old 09-18-2010, 06:36 PM
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Pillow shams?
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Old 09-18-2010, 07:44 PM
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may be a cell phone purse on another hand bag look at mine on face book

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Old 09-18-2010, 07:50 PM
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If you want a larger quilt, outline the squares in a solid, matching color, and use the strips to line up around the outside.
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Old 09-18-2010, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by wvdek
Sure turning out pretty. How about just sewing together and make borders, or sew together and make binding.

Wonder why the 'waste'?
This is my suggestion too.
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Old 09-18-2010, 11:12 PM
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Great suggestions.

I totally get what you're saying about the waste, but after a few times of getting caught short I temper my thinking more.

Just a thought, did the pattern have other larger sizes that may account for the leftovers?
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