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What can you use for a signature quilt block?

Old 12-01-2011, 08:45 PM
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I am currently working on a signature quilt block, a star with a rectangle in the center for the signatures, and wondered if anyone has any suggestions of other blocks that would be suitable for a signature quilt. Thanks for any ideas, and I know that there will be lots out there. I tried the search here, but found nothing.
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Actually you are only limited by your own imagination. Any block with an area that will fit a signature will do.

I looked up signature quilts on the net and then decided on which design I wanted to make.

I also made a coin quilt with alternating rectangles being the signature blocks.

I'm too tired to learn how to post a pic right now. ... I just edited this and added a pic of the coin quilt at the end of this post.

I made a flip template out of a file folder to put the signature block material in, having the one portion of the file folder with a window for people to use and sign within on the block. I used pigma pens. I put together this method after much trial and error. It seems many people can't read or follow spoken instructions. The file folder flip method worked the best. The file folder was the size of the unfinshed portion of the block for the signature ... the window was so that all seam allowances would not contain anything written by the individual signing it.

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check http://www.quilterscache.com/ go to the white box...down to Quilts Blocks Galore and then choose the 'A' box...these blocks are listed as 'Album' blocks and there are several on the list...enjoy....
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This is a great idea, and a great way to use scrappy. Thanks.

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Actually you are only limited by your own imagination. Any block with an area that will fit a signature will do.

I looked up signature quilts on the net and then decided on which design I wanted to make.

I also made a coin quilt with alternating rectangles being the signature blocks.

I'm too tired to learn how to post a pic right now. ... I just edited this and added a pic of the coin quilt at the end of this post.

I made a flip template out of a file folder to put the signature block material in, having the one portion of the file folder with a window for people to use and sign within on the block. I used pigma pens. I put together this method after much trial and error. It seems many people can't read or follow spoken instructions. The file folder flip method worked the best. The file folder was the size of the unfinshed portion of the block for the signature ... the window was so that all seam allowances would not contain anything written by the individual signing it.

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I use quilters cache all the time, and had looked for blocks there, but didn't know about the album blocks. Am going right there and check it out. Thanks so much.

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check http://www.quilterscache.com/ go to the white box...down to Quilts Blocks Galore and then choose the 'A' box...these blocks are listed as 'Album' blocks and there are several on the list...enjoy....
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I tested several fabric markers before using on a wedding memory quilt and after several washings the millenium ZIG
stayed while the others faded...just a FYI
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quilterscache.com has several. signature blocks or album blocks. several different names.
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