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Thread: Stash-building with quarter-yards ... "fat" or "skinny"?

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    Definitely skinny.

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    As one who has tons of fat quarters, I would go with SKINNY.
    You can use for strips, inner borders, or even borders for wallhangings.

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    mostly not under 1 yard

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    Fat! I wait until our LQS has her Friday the 13th sale. Any time the 13th falls on a Friday, she sells FQ for $1.33 each in lots of 13.

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    Fat

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    I have so many fat quarters that I am not buying any at this time. If I see something I like I am buying 1 1/2 yard to 3 yard pieces. :D

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    I prefer 9 inch by 44 inch. Two reasons: Matching pattern and the cost.


    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    When adding quarter-yard cuts to your stash, do you prefer fat quarters (18" x 22" ) or skinny (9" x 44" )?

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    As an appliquer, I buy fat quarter assortments for a particular quilt.

    As a quilter, if I like a fabric, & it will be the main fabric for a quilt, I never buy less than 3 yards.

    If it's a sale,,, I stock up on neutrals, usually 5 yds.

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    Fat is always better then skinny! lol

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    I've done both. Sometimes buying them skinny is cheaper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by np3
    Prefer half yard cuts. But if I get a quarter yard it would be "fat".
    I agree with you. I prefer the 1/2 meter or bigger in case I need more than that fat quarter. It works out cheaper for me that way.

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    fats

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    Quote Originally Posted by Favorite Fabrics
    When adding quarter-yard cuts to your stash, do you prefer fat quarters (18" x 22" ) or skinny (9" x 44" )?
    Thin is in but Fat is where it's at.
    In my quilting room :oops:

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidwent
    Like me...fat! LOL
    David
    LOL David.

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    I would like Fat quarters, but I get fabrics in yardage, just in case I would need more of that fabric, this happened to me before that I needed more and they did not have it and wasn't going to order more..anyways if I was going to use a small amount I would get fat quarters..

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