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    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!

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    I would consider using toile to make a quilt in a block pattern with one large square. I'd fussy cut the toile so that a scene (or part of a scene) is centered on the largest square and then surround it with coordinating fabrics. Toile is just so expensive that I rarely purchase it except for special projects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fleurdelisquilts.com
    I would consider using toile to make a quilt in a block pattern with one large square. I'd fussy cut the toile so that a scene (or part of a scene) is centered on the largest square and then surround it with coordinating fabrics. Toile is just so expensive that I rarely purchase it except for special projects.
    Thanks!

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    I love using toiles. I don't fussy cut it, though, it seems to do well when used in large enough squares to show a "story" though. Here is a toile I used in a block, behind the deer.

    I will try to find some more pictures to share.

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    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Toile as background. Deer antlers are chenille :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Here's a picture of one I've done. It's just a top here, not quilted yet.
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    Love it!!

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    The BQ block quilt that someone posted a couple of days ago has big blocks and is very striking. Don't remember who but I'm sure someone can help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Here's a picture of one I've done. It's just a top here, not quilted yet.
    Beautiful quilt! I love toile fabrics too, and perhaps should think about using this in my next project.

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    I love toile fabrics. I used toile for the backing on a scrappy postage stamp basket quilt. It was beautiful and just made the quilt.

    Also any blocks for "not wanting to cut your fabric" for showing off the fabric would be nice too. And then maybe use for borders too? There are a couple of books out for quilts to show off fabrics. don't know the names of them thought.

    Oh, in fact it is the one on my avatar. the toile was blue and I put a blue binding on. It is lovely!

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    Both of your quilts with the toile are beautiful. I love it, too. I'm also looking for some to make aprons.

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    do a search for toile quilts and click images. you should come up with lots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Here's a picture of one I've done. It's just a top here, not quilted yet.
    Beautiful! Wld love to see it once quilted!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sewingladydi
    Both of your quilts with the toile are beautiful. I love it, too. I'm also looking for some to make aprons.
    Ooooh! Aprons would be fun with toile! I haven't thought of that! Any pictures or suggestions?

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    Very nice!!!! Do you have a closer picture?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Here's a picture of one I've done. It's just a top here, not quilted yet.
    Do you have a closeup?

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    Would love to see it if we can find it....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Corky
    I love using toiles. I don't fussy cut it, though, it seems to do well when used in large enough squares to show a "story" though. Here is a toile I used in a block, behind the deer.

    I will try to find some more pictures to share.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Does anyone have pictures and ideas using toile fabrics? Thanks!
    Thanks! This is beautiful and would love to see more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Very nice!!!! Do you have a closer picture?
    Here's a small close-up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Very nice!!!! Do you have a closer picture?
    Here's a small close-up.
    Thanks! Is this a pattern or your own design? It's beautiful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Very nice!!!! Do you have a closer picture?
    Here's a small close-up.
    Thanks! Is this a pattern or your own design? It's beautiful!
    I did make it of my own design. I just could not resist the toile, and wanted to do something that would have some bigger pieces in it. I am glad you like it. I do! I hope to get it quilted after the holidays.

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    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Quote Originally Posted by maine ladybug
    Quote Originally Posted by Pommom
    Very nice!!!! Do you have a closer picture?
    Here's a small close-up.
    Thanks! Is this a pattern or your own design? It's beautiful!
    I did make it of my own design. I just could not resist the toile, and wanted to do something that would have some bigger pieces in it. I am glad you like it. I do! I hope to get it quilted after the holidays.
    I love toile.....and I really like your design. Hope to see it after it's quilted.

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