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Old 07-15-2012, 11:06 AM
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Default Suggestions needed for this fabric.

I have this dirictional fabric an I'am wondering if any of you have suggestions for quilt patterns for it. Now hopefully I can load a picture or two!
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:25 AM
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What about just using it as it is and adding borders. If you cut it up, you will loose the pattern. Some fabrics....you just can't cut it.
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:27 AM
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I agree, It is very beautiful as it is.
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:52 AM
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I also agree you should use it as it is. I like it very much. <object width="1" height="1" classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0"><param name="undefined" value="http://smilyes4u.com/d/16/nr.swf" /><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://smilyes4u.com/d/16/nr.swf" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><embed width="1" height="1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://smilyes4u.com/d/16/nr.swf" undefined="http://smilyes4u.com/d/16/nr.swf" allowScriptAccess="always" allowscriptaccess="always" /></object>
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:53 AM
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I agree as well,... the fabric looks 'quilty' all by itself... just a border or two
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:55 AM
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i also agree use as is. it is beautiful. love it. just add a border
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:12 PM
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I would cut in vertical strips and put each strip on either side of a vertical row of Variable Stars. I did something similar with a fabric that I didn't want to cut too much.
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I think it's an awesome fabric just 'as is' -
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:13 PM
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Fussy cutting the rectangles, adding borders around each rectangle. would make a nice wall hanging or even a full size quilt. They would make nice frames for a block, or sashing.... the possiblities ar endless! Nice fabric! If you get bored with it, send it my way....LOL!
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Old 07-15-2012, 12:38 PM
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Thanks all! I have done the pattern search in books and online and keep coming back to the same ideas as you have posted. Its a bit brighter in real life than on the screen. It is vintage fabric from the 50's and maybe that's why I havn't commited to a pattern. Unusual for me to have a focus fabric and not be able to chose.
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