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Old 08-24-2021, 05:57 PM
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What a good use for your scraps! i've just finished a couple scrap projects and even though I did finish up some small pieces of fabric, I can't say that mine has gotten any smaller either lol
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Old 08-24-2021, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Daffy Daphne View Post
Hi Fizzle, It's like joining blocks with sashing, except that the edges of the blocks meet underneath, as shown in the second photo. I cut my "sashing" strips 1 inch wide, and sewed them to the blocks with 1/4 inch seams.

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Daffy, is there a tutorial showing that method of sewing jeans with no seams? I have never heard of it, but a great idea. I have boxes of jeans I need to do something with. I like your idea.
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Old 08-25-2021, 06:47 AM
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Cathy46, I don't know of a tutorial. I just remember seeing, years ago, a stadium quilt someone had made with this method and she briefly described it. It really is easy.

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Old 08-25-2021, 11:08 AM
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Sweet quilts for a great cause!

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Old 08-25-2021, 01:16 PM
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Thank you for your explanation of the no bulk seams. Adding the picture really helped. And thank you so much for providing these to the animal shelters.
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Old 08-27-2021, 08:27 AM
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Awww, so nice to remember our furry friends!!!
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Old 08-27-2021, 04:32 PM
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So sweet of you!!
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Old 08-27-2021, 05:54 PM
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Oh, I love this idea!

We've adopted cats from the local shelter, which is currently expanding its dog area. I have some cut up jeans... The wheels are turning! I think I'll contact them to see whether they would take these, for use while there or to go home when the dogs get a permanent home.

Thanks for the idea, and for helping make those cats and dogs in your shelter more comfortable.
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Old 08-27-2021, 06:41 PM
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Well, I just have to show you my best friend, who came home with me from the shelter almost two years ago. One of the best decisions I ever made.

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Attached Thumbnails izzy.shelter2.jpg   izzy.couch2.2.2.20.jpg  
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