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From: kittykat
Date: 01-21-2007, 03:59 PM (1 of 5)
i need to make a block that is kinda frenchy, theme french country or scrolly. anyone with ideas that i can use. thankfully only need to do 1 block.
User: kittykat
Member since: 08-06-2001
Total posts: 184
From: MaryW
Date: 02-13-2007, 08:42 AM (2 of 5)
What about using some toile fabric. This is the cotton fabric that shows ladies and men in gardens with very ornate clothing, etc. That will give it a sort of European flair. Any other suggestions out there quilters?

I can't believe no one answered this question before.
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User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
Total posts: 2542
From: Bobbins
Date: 02-13-2007, 11:03 AM (3 of 5)

Hi: Saw the post regarding "french" themed quilt. You may find something at these websites:

Bobbins :smile:
User: Bobbins
Member since: 10-22-2002
Total posts: 24
From: pucktricks
Date: 02-13-2007, 01:34 PM (4 of 5)
I like the toile idea, you can do it as an attic window block. That or a snowball block.

User: pucktricks
Member since: 03-31-2004
Total posts: 570
From: kittykat
Date: 02-14-2007, 12:40 AM (5 of 5)
thank you for a least sending me some imformation. i probly should have gone on the quilt site. but i kinda did what mary said found a pattern i wanted then finally found some fabric i felt good about and made my block. when you need certain fabrics they are harder to find. thank you.
User: kittykat
Member since: 08-06-2001
Total posts: 184
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