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Thread: UGLY FABRIC

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    This is probably from the 1960's. It is so ugly the scissors have been afraid to cut it for 50 years. I do like my cute General Mills iron, though!

    I lost the thread that this belongs in.
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    Ok...sorry...doesn't qualify in my opinion!! I LIKE it! :lol:

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    Kwhite will think this is beeeeyouteful :D:D:D

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    Oh NO, that is not ugly fabric at all!!!

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    It's not that bad! Those colors are in alot of fabric today! You have to like roosters or the bird theme!

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    I like it. How about doing some one blok wonders/ kalidescope blocks? The colors are good.

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    Notice the feather band at the bottom, was this for clothing, skirts? Who would want giant dancing roosters on their butt?

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    I like this fabric too and don't think it's ugly at all. But even if you do think it's ugly, never throw away good fabric. Use it in your next scrappy quilt.

    How to use ugly fabric......cut it up in small pieces and sew it into a block. If it still looks ugly, you just haven't cut it in small enough pieces!

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    I think it is great! I collect Chickens and Roosters and this reminds me of a gag gift I got at work, altho they have some chips in them I thought they were great, The girls just didn't get my excitement
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    Ooooh, I think that is really pretty!! I'll trade you!

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    I like it too....the blue is screaming to be fussy cut into water/waves.
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    That is just vintage fabric!

    Some of us vintage folks liked it the first time round and still do...or didn't like it then, but do now...

    I have some vintage fabric with the same greens and blues in it, just not the purples, which to my mind calm it down a bit.

    If you decide you don't want it, PM me and we can figure out some sort of trade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaigai
    Ooooh, I think that is really pretty!! I'll trade you!
    You're going to send it to Kwhite, aren't you? :lol: :lol:

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    I like it too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mom-6
    If you decide you don't want it, PM me and we can figure out some sort of trade.

    You're going to send it to Kwhite, aren't you?

    Hey, I called first dibbs!
    :lol: :lol: :lol: :-P :-P

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    Yup, I can see possibilities if you fussy cut. Actually, I kind of like this fabric.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pam
    This is probably from the 1960's. It is so ugly the scissors have been afraid to cut it for 50 years. I do like my cute General Mills iron, though!

    I lost the thread that this belongs in.
    You lose, it is not ugly at all! Seams we all like it LOL

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    Don't laugh, but my aunt had some kitchen curtains made out of this fabric. Thanks for the wonderful trip down memorie lane.

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    I see pillow cases with the border trim at the hem. :D

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    Those colors are back in style now :lol: So now is the time to cut it and use :thumbup:

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    Naaaaaaaaaa, its not ugly at all. I really really like it

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    I'm another one that would trade something to get it.

    My mom collected chicken fabrics.

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    I think it looks like something from a Dr. Seuss book. I like it! :-D

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    I don't think the fabric is ugly at all. Love the colors! Have you thought of an project idea to use it in yet?

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    I am in the process of designing a round, peacock themed quilt for my god daughter- I can see this in it! I have a couple of great vintage fabric finds. Of course, I love the vintage fabric, so I am not a good judge. I say it's fabulous and it would be a crime to cut it too small...

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