Squares are like potato chips!

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by WriterofWords, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    You can't cut just one! I started cutting out my 6.5 inch squares for our scrappy swap, then of course I thought well I can't just cut out 2 squares off a chunk of fabric, I'll cut a strip or two and several 6.5 squares. So I have 28 ready to go out of 50 but 220 sitting in a pile!
     
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  2. CedarRidgeChicks

    CedarRidgeChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]..and another quilt begins !!!!
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I'll have enough for the Kid's Club that's for sure! Maybe we'll have another 6.5 inch swap soon.
     
  4. goldenluver

    goldenluver Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the other hand there's me, who has a pile of "not quite square and less than 6.5in" pieces from learning how to use a rotary cutter.
     
  6. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    *slowly begins to reel her in* Hey ya'll!! I think we have caught another one hook, line and sinker!!!
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Quote:I've got about 50 5.5 x 6.5 not square squares lol!!

    *slowly begins to reel her in* Hey ya'll!! I think we have caught another one hook, line and sinker!!

    Not quite,,, but almost~!​
     
  8. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Whenever I make an apron, I can get a couple charm squares (5 inch) from the scraps.

    I have a whole box of them. [​IMG]
     
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I have a bunch of 5 inch squares too,, because I forgot about the 1/4 seam allowance!
     
  10. NanaKat

    NanaKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Lets see....5 inch squares make lovely 4.5 inch four squares ( 9 inch blocks) that are nice alternated with a 9 inch block of print or solid fabric. You can even put a sashing between them.
     

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