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Thread: Strip pieced log cabin blocks

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    Super Member sawsan's Avatar
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    Thank you for your effort and timing its very clear with pictures

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcdaniel023 View Post
    Some of you asked how I did this. Pictures aren't the best. But you will get the idea.
    I cut my strips 2 inches wide. You can use whatever size you want, just be consistant.

    Pick the two strips you want for the foundation square.

    Sew those two strips together
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    cut them into two inch segments (if using two inch strips)
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    Press open
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    Choose next strip and sew these segments to it
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    Cut into segments
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    Press, add next strip
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    To cut into segments line up your ruler on the bottom and the side
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    continue adding strips until you get the block the size you want.
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    This is beautiful and it looks so easy. Thanks for sharing this.
    Carla Stewart
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    Thank you so much for the tut...have lots of florals left over from other projects...now I know how to use them

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    I love it, just beautiful!
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    Sure does shorten the measuring time it takes to make the log cabin block.
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    I learned that method from 'Quilt in a day'
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    That is so beautiful! Can't wait to get out my florals and cut some strips!
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