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Weez
« on: March 17, 2010 04:19:45 PM »

I found these beautiful Marimekko fabrics at a Crate and Barrel outlet close to where I live. The best part was that they have a scratch bin of remnants that they sell for $1/lb! I'm not sure what to do with them. Any ideas? The pieces are on average 20inch squares, though some are bigger.




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ming
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2010 06:31:21 PM »

I love using fun cotton prints for pocket linings and as waistband curtains!
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TCinTX
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2010 09:26:44 PM »

I think you need to choose projects that highlight the large prints on these beautiful fabrics.

Notebook covers
Cosmetic bags - with contrasting zippers!
Backs for small art quilts
Hot pads
Pillows
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christianmarie
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2010 01:18:44 AM »

I'd make clutches out of them, and matching coin purses from the bigger pieces. You could also patch them together and make bigger bags.

These are some really nice prints. I never heard of marimekko before.
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