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Thread: Where did I see the great pictures to show the best way to cut for backs?

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    Nov 2007
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    I know I saw it somewhere!
    I am pretty good at doing the math for the quilt top--but the back--the simple backs--always make my head spin. I found a chart to tell how much to buy (thought I could easily get away with less) but I can't find where it illustrated how to lay the pieces for the backs.

    I've searched through my newest books...

    Is there a website with such wonderfully helpful information?

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    Moderator kathy's Avatar
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    Nov 2006
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    Good morning Bum, I know what your talking about but don't know where it is(big help huh?) It is John Flynn's formula and I have it printed at home. Maybe if you go on his website. It's called John's formula for Jane's problem or something like that.

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    Super Member Moonpi's Avatar
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    Mar 2007
    Central FL
    His diagonally pieced back is under the weed whacker quilt here: http://www.flynnquilt.com/freepattern.html

    I find rectangles easier to manage, just taking any extra piece and dividing in half and sewing to sides of larger one.

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