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Thread: Running out of fabric

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    Super Member Crafty1's Avatar
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    Well sort of. My mind has been frazzled all week!*

    First I wanted to do a French braid, that idea came and went because I couldnt find the "right" fabric in my stash. The next day, I started to cut out pieces from my scraps the come quilt with me snowball templates. Well couldnt figure out how to piece it. The next day I started to cut strips for a baby quilt for my niece (shame on me as I have not completed anything yet for her and all I have left to do is the binding on the first one I did). So that brings me to yesterday as I took scraps and started to piece randomly but that idea also came and went.*

    And finally today, I came up with the idea to start my postage stamp quilt that's on my list to do. After about 12 hrs, here's what I did, one block *:shock: *:) *the pile I still need to do brings me to nine blocks but I need 24 so it will be 48x72. I'll check under the bed & another bin of scraps. Then I might cut into the yardages and FQ's (last resort), and/or buy more scraps. My goal is to have one of each print! Can I do it? Keeping my hopes up and months to accomplish this goal, yes I believe I can do this!*

    My daughter says "good luck with that" lol hahaha

    start of postage stamp!
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    Send me a pm and when I get home I'll dig into my scrap box and send you a squishy!!

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    Love it! Post progress!

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    I love it to. I want to try to make one.What size are the blocks?

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    I love it. Mine is currently a UFO!!!

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    How big is your squares

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    send me a pm with your address. Have a pkg ready to go that I am to do a PIF. Be a great way to help out another fellow quilter.

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    They used to call that a charm quilt- if you don't have any duplicates, it has some sort of charm on it- it's magic!

    Anyway, I still love it, even if there are any duplicates!!!

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    Great idea! And, great start.

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    Love it...is it a 12 inch square?

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    What size blocks do you need? I could spare a few. haha

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    Well, I just measured the block and it's 12 1/4, the squares are 1x1 finished. Errrr am I calculating wrong.... it's been a long day, i thought it would come out to be 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 unfinished.

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    This on my to do list as well. Your block looks great!

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    Nice

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    If you need squares sized fabrics and would like help. PM me, and I will be glad to share for free.

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    ur better than me.. my "postage stamp " quilt is still in the box/collecting stage.

    I don't consider it a UFO ( since I've really not started sewing a stitch yet) its more of a " my someday quilt"

    I have days.. ( many freq) that I get distracted and move from project to project.....

    keep working, ur doing great

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    Thanks everyone for the compliments and help!

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    I have one started but have to say I do have some doubles in mine, but using 2" squares for mine. I most likley have a box with over 1,000 -2" squares in it.

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    I love the postage stamp. PM me and I can send a squishy as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luckylindy333
    They used to call that a charm quilt- if you don't have any duplicates, it has some sort of charm on it- it's magic!

    Anyway, I still love it, even if there are any duplicates!!!
    Ooohhhh I like that name charm quilt! I may change it to that since my boyfriend works for the po and he just said hum, you're making it that small, lol. But that's what the block is called.

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    Thanks everyone for the help! It will definitely make it special!

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    wow, that will be a labor of love ~ sorry you struggled with the other ones, but I think this one will be a winner :)

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    That will be a great quilt. I have lots of cut squares and would love to share some with you. PM me your address and I will get some out to you.

    It is fun to help a fellow quilter out with a project.

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    Send me a PM and I have some I can send you.

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    Oh, I love that!!! Now I'm inspired to do me one. Wonder if I can make a big one with no repeats! That might be hard to do. But it might not be. If I start a certain color like for the corner of one side. And work the colors diagonal. And do different colors every so many rows. I think that would be pretty. But bet I will get mixed up doing it that way. So I might end up doing it like you did. I think mixed up is so pretty too!

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