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Old 05-20-2019, 06:55 AM
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Well, that pretty much proves there is something for everyone, because I love them!

You feel about those fabrics the way I feel about batiks (yes, I know, I'm going to get slammed). I just don't like them and even when I was given some, I can't figure out how I would use them!
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Old 05-20-2019, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Libits View Post
Here's some pix. I also have a 1" stack of 8x8 fabric squares that are (almost) just as ugly. Keep the suggestions coming, please!

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I'm sorry, but I don't see any ugly fabric here. It reminds me of the fabric that is in the civil war quilts.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:07 AM
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She posted the fabric was poor quality. Why would anyone want poor quality fabric just because it's pretty? Not worth the time to mess with.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:38 AM
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Its a shame to throw them all away. They really weren't that bad. They wouldn't be bad in a rag quilt.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:48 AM
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I love them too. I think a scrappy irish chain would be beautiful.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:49 AM
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To be honest, once I saw them grouped by color, I did warm up to quite a few of them. There were a few that reminded me of morning sickness but, overall, I started to really like them. Then I went to piece a few together for a block and realized the quality was beyond horrid so that’s ultimately why they went into the trash....not because of design but because of quality.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by DonnaC View Post
Well, that pretty much proves there is something for everyone, because I love them!

You feel about those fabrics the way I feel about batiks (yes, I know, I'm going to get slammed). I just don't like them and even when I was given some, I can't figure out how I would use them!
Donna, I'm with you. I'm not crazy about batiks, either. Or they're not crazy about me... My biggest complaint is that once they're ironed/pressed, they don't keep that crisp, neat look; the fabric always reverts back to being just slightly disheveled.
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This is ugly fabric?????????????????????
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Libits View Post
.........a few that reminded me of morning sickness.........
Now there's a new descriptor for fabric, that I have never seen/heard!

Too funny!!!
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:30 AM
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The old adage.. "if your fabric is ugly (to you) then it just means you haven't cut it up small enough!" I can confirm this logic as I'm currently cutting up ugly-to-me fabrics for an Irish Chain and they are beautiful, again!

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I love them too. I think a scrappy irish chain would be beautiful.
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