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Carlafibers
« on: February 02, 2010 11:36:08 AM »

Here is proof that I do not throw anything away!!

I finally finished quilting my black selvage quilt and decided to make a red zinger one. The red zinger looks like this:

 Here is the quilted one next:
and a close-up of the border:

By the way, I found a tutorial for making the red - or any other color- zinger on this site on Karen Griska's blog http://selvageblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/how-to-make-red-zinger.html
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funtobewith
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2010 11:48:07 AM »

Wow! How wide are your selvage strips? I try to trim mine off as narrow as possible, but thinking your are bigger... I admire your thrifty-ness Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2010 11:49:14 AM »

Fabulous!
I also made a selvage zinger- black and white!


I love Karen's blog and visit it daily!
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Extreme selvage quilter
thisbirdsabsurd
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2010 12:06:15 PM »

soooo cool!  that had to take a ton of patience!
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2010 01:48:48 PM »

WOW! That's incredible.   Shocked
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Linnybelle
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2010 02:32:29 PM »

Those are fabulous.  I've been using my selvages for other things, but I might have to start saving them for a quilt.

Great job!
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2010 03:00:24 PM »

This is amazing! It looks so cool and is such a good idea.
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bananabanana
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2010 01:46:29 AM »

wah! Why did I ever throw all those edges away!!
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That's so beautiful. How did you do the quilting on the black one?
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2010 07:06:39 AM »

These are all amazing.  Such beautiful colors!  Such intricate work!  Nice job.
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Carlafibers
« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2010 08:25:22 PM »

Fabulous!
I also made a selvage zinger- black and white!

I love Karen's blog and visit it daily!

Ohhh... I love your selvage quilt!!  You are a person after my own heart!
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