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    What will I do with these?

    I won fourteen mini-charm packs in a blog-hop, giveaway thing. They're each from a different Moda fabric line and all cute as they can be, but what in the world will I do with them? There are forty-two 2 1/2 inch charms in each. Ideas? Thanks!
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    Do you have other fabric on hand that will coordinate with your little squares? If so that will increase your options.

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    A friend took mini charm packs that were given to her, added white, and made a tumbler quilt. Really cute.

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    If you don't want them, there are lots of us 2.5 inch charm collectors on the board. Offer them for sale or for trade of something you do like.

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    That's a lot of 2-1/2 inch squares! Will any of Bonnie Hunter's patterns work for these?

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    Mix them all and sew them together to make a fun scrappy quilt.
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    sew them together into 9-patches- then either sash them or use triangles & put them 'on-point' (which would be wayyyy cute!)
    you could use white, cream, black, or any color from the squares to either sash or use to put on point that would pull them all together.
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    Perhaps you could make doll quilts or minis out of them.
    Adding a common fabric or two to them will make them bigger as well.
    Hope you find a solution!
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    I made this quilt with 1 mini charm pack and then cut a charm pack into 4ths. 99 squares for the heart then extra for the border. It was simple and kind of cute when I finished.
    I've included the site where I got directions.
    http://homesweethideaway.blogspot.co...ine-quilt.html
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    Add some matching fabric to each of the packs and make quilted bags.

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    Go to youtube and watch the MSQC tutorials. They are all for precuts and a lot for charm packs.
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    Make a Mondo Bag or a Midi Bag.

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    Love the quilt and thanks for the link.
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    That is soooo beautiful. Love it
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    Thanks for the ideas everyone! I'll try & post a pic when I settle on a project.
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    Scrappy Irish chain. I love the Irish chain. Never goes out of style.

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    Make a "Midi Bag" or a "Mondo Bag" from Quilt Smart. You fuse the squares onto preprinted fusible interfacing. Nice bags.

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    I was going to suggest the double irish chain or triple irish chain, but someone else beat me to it. These make good scrappy quilts and the plain area tones down all the various colors. I'm collecting 2 1/2 ich squares for one some day. I probably have enough squares for at least a couple already.
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    Miniature log cabin? Check out Quilter's Cachet for small block patterns or Google miniature quilt blocks.
    You can make throw pillow covers,doll clothes.Table covers,mug rugs,etc.
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    You might find free patterns on the Moda website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranchwife View Post
    I made this quilt with 1 mini charm pack and then cut a charm pack into 4ths. 99 squares for the heart then extra for the border. It was simple and kind of cute when I finished.
    I've included the site where I got directions.
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    Love your quilt. It is soooo cute. Love the colours too.
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    I made a doll quilt for a little girl I know with some mini-charms I had... very cute.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ckcowl View Post
    sew them together into 9-patches- then either sash them or use triangles & put them 'on-point' (which would be wayyyy cute!)
    you could use white, cream, black, or any color from the squares to either sash or use to put on point that would pull them all together.
    I like the idea of sewing them into 9-patches. You could do this when using them for leaders and enders, and you wouldn't have to decide what will happen to the 9-patches for "years"! LOL Someday you'll find the perfect pattern for them.
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    I made a doll quilt for my granddaughter with 2 mini charm packs.

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