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Old 10-04-2007, 07:02 PM
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What do you people use your 6 and a half inch squares for please? The usual florals, plains and novelty fabrics....just trying to get some ideas...
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Old 10-04-2007, 07:09 PM
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Joy,

I design raggedy purses and I have used 6 1/2" squares to make purses, I've also used 6 1/2" squares to make raggedy quilts.
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Old 10-04-2007, 08:18 PM
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I cut them in half to make rectangles, then used those in I Spy quilts.

Let's see if I can post a pic:



Click for larger view. (Oh, and "Yay me!" My first posted photo!! :D )

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Old 10-04-2007, 08:24 PM
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refibered,
That quilt is great! That's an awesome first picture.
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Old 10-05-2007, 11:06 AM
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I saw a darling baby quilt in the window of a quilt shop using 6 1/2 squares. I liked it so much tha I am working on one now. I used a 6 1/2 in square of a solid and used 1 1/2 in sashing 6 1/2 in long. I have a 1 1/2 in square of another print in the corners. The 6 1/2 in square has stitching in the middle of it using a double thread in the needle. I chose juvenile type things like a duck, dog, cat, train, etc. I will post picture soon. But if you had a random selction of 6 1/2 in squares, you could pull them all together by using a coordinating sashing, and any size you made would look really pretty.
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Old 10-06-2007, 02:00 PM
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I got inspired with the Drunkard's Path BOM and chopped some of my charm squares today. I'm going to mix them with "plain" fabric to make a scrappy Drunkard's Path quilt.
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Old 10-07-2007, 03:54 PM
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Thank you for replying everybody.... gives me food for thought !!!
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Old 10-07-2007, 05:03 PM
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What a great idea refibered!! I love that layout. :)
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Old 10-07-2007, 06:38 PM
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I click for a larger view but my equipment won't do it... would have liked to see your quilt up closer... the quilt with the name "Leith" on it....
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Old 10-07-2007, 06:41 PM
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for Refibered... do you mind telling me the size of your rectangles... also you have the same colour in between the two rectangles the same as what is in the border.... what size is that strip please? I rather like that idea but need a closer look.....
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