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Thread: Twister Variation

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    Junior Member Julie in WA's Avatar
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    The Twister ruler creates wonderful quilts. Fabric with strong contrasting colors creates a striking and eye-popping quilt, while fabric that is similar in colors creates a more soothing and subtle quilt.

    The fabrics I used are individually beautiful, and I did not want them to merge in a typical Twister fashion. So I tried something a little different!

    These fabrics were stuffed into a box that I bought at an estate sale. Looks like Kansas Troubles or Thimbleberries?
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    I added the neutral fabric in a grid formation.
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    Here is the final product!
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    Love that!!!

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    That is so cool! Is it hard?

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    thanks, I love the twister ruler (now they have 4 sizes and I have all 4 of them)

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    I love the look of this pattern, but doesn't it waste alot of fabric?

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    Here is what I had left after I cut the squares. It looks like a lot of waste, but I used a bunch of it in the pieced border.

    I like to make miniature quilts out of the leftovers of each quilt I make! I give most quilts away, but I can keep the miniature as a reminder of the original!

    (Or the scraps go into the scrap bins for use in a scrappy quilt some day!)
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    you quilt looks very nice....I do exactly what you did and put a nuetral inbetween all my fabrics that become fans...I've made several and used all the scraps from it except pieces that were about 1/4 inch x 3 inches

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    Very nice...one of the prettier twisters I have seen. Job well done!

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    Hmmm, I see where you could use up the scraps. I have changed the way I do the flying geese because of the waste on the cut corners. I just don't have the time to piece those triangles together to make miniatures. I know they are pretty in their own way. The twister pattern is very very nice, I do love the way it looks.

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    Very very nice. Thanks so much for sharing

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    Love it! The border is adorable, too!

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    Very nice.

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    Looks good

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    This is my favorite way to arrange the squares. I like the neutral color between the pinwheels. Your border is unique, too. Great quilt!!

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    Wow, that's nice! I love the variation!

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    I love your quilt! Very nice added touch with the border.

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    Love it!!!

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    Nice work.

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    Gorgeous quilt. Love it!

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    How can you NOT think this is fantastic :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

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    What size squares did you use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by craftybear
    thanks, I love the twister ruler (now they have 4 sizes and I have all 4 of them)
    4 sizes? Can you tell me where you found them all? I've only found the 5" and 10" rulers for sale.
    Thanks

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    Nice job! Funny how the first time I looked at your picture, I didn't notice the border. Nice touch recycling the left overs!

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    BEAUTIFUL :-)

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    Good looking quilt; love the border

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