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Old 09-18-2012, 05:28 AM
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My daughter brought me some tie dyed fabric that her friend made. She wants a quilt for the friend. I want to use it to its best advantage and I have not come up with an idea that I really like. HELP!!!!!!!
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Old 09-18-2012, 05:44 AM
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I don't have any ideas for it, but I would certainly recommend pre-washing it or at least checking it for bleeding before using it.

Have fun -- this will be a creative project!

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Old 09-18-2012, 06:06 AM
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i would make a modern-ish quilt by cutting the blocks off-center on the tie-dye pattern.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:12 AM
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Look at patterns that use larger pieces of batiks for inspiration. Sorry can't be more helpful than that.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:37 AM
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If it's very lively, maybe just cut it into squares with black sashing to make the colors pop?
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Old 09-18-2012, 08:12 AM
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how about a Ricky Tims' Convergence quilt? He recommends using hand-dyed and tie=dyed fabric for this pattern. It is also relatively easy and quick to go together.
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:06 AM
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What about the 10 minute block? Would that work?
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