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Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern

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Conniequilts
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Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern

Post by Conniequilts » Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:02 pm

I'm a fairly new quilter, only a couple of years now. I bought the Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern but I'm confused about something. When cutting my strips do I cut them the full length of the fabric, from selvedge to selvedge? It doesn't give any direction concerning this.
Thank-you for any help that anyone can provide.

MainelyMe
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Re: Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern

Post by MainelyMe » Sat Aug 30, 2014 1:50 pm

If your pattern calls for you to cut width of fabric ( WOF ), it means you cut from selvage to salvage, which in most cases is from 40 to 45 inches across. I haven't seen a pattern that calls for you to cut it from one end to the other. That, of course, would make your cuts however long your piece is. I do sometimes cut several yards of fabric that way to use as borders that don't have seems.
Joan

auntjana
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Re: Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern

Post by auntjana » Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:18 pm

If that is the QIAD pattern, yes, they are full width strips. You can use scraps and fat quarters, just be sure to cut extra.

That pattern us fun to make. I have made several and taught the class as well.

Jana

mellomayking
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Re: Holiday Wreath and Tree pattern

Post by mellomayking » Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:59 pm

Hi Conniequilts. Yes, most patterns call for fabric strips to be cut from selvedge to selvedge.

Have fun!

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