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Barbara from California Posted: Mon, Aug 18 2014 7:37 PM

My son gave me these 10 fat quarters of Halloween fabric which I really like, but I need help choosing a pattern!!  I'd like to use some of each fabric in the quilt.  I haven't been quilting long enough to know which patterns are suitable for 10 fat quarters so please help me by suggesting patterns!   Thanks!

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Barbara. Do you have Pinterest?  If so you can search for Halloween Quilt Patterns that are fat quarter friendly. I'm not too much of a Halloween buff so I don't know of any. 

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Thanks, Donna.  I'm not signed up on Pinterest, but I will try to check it out.  I'm hoping someone will know of a pattern that will work well with these fabrics.

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Kris replied on Mon, Aug 18 2014 8:11 PM

Fat Quarter shop

All People Quilt

Moda Bake Shop

Missouri Star Quilt Company

Try these for free FQ friendly patterns.

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Thanks Kris!  I will check these websites also.  If I find any I will post them to get opinions.  I'm still hopeful someone will know of a pattern by name that will look good with Halloween fabric!! 

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Kris replied on Mon, Aug 18 2014 8:55 PM

You're welcome Barbara. Any pattern will work as long as you have enough fabric. You can supplement what you have with coordinating colours even if they're not halloween specific.

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Thanks!  I searched online and found the one below.  It was actually in one of Fons and Porters magazines and I found it in my pile of magazines!!  The pattern uses 7 fat quarters plus other fabrics so I wouldn't be able to use all 10 fat quarters, but I do like this pattern.  What do you think of this pattern? 

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Kris replied on Tue, Aug 19 2014 12:07 AM

That looks great Barbara. I like it.

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Thanks, Kris.  I would really like a bigger quilt so I will look a little more.   If I don't find anything else this may be the one.  :)

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zoetc49 replied on Tue, Aug 19 2014 12:44 AM

Barbara, 

You can use all the fabric you have in that quilt. Just add extra boarders around the edge. You could also square off the squares ( a square inside a square) and use the extra fabric to add other blocks.

I might be confusing you, maybe someone can state better what I am trying to say...or maybe I can find a picture...I will look.  

I found this link to something that looks like I am trying to state.

 

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Thanks, zoetc49!   I understand what you mean and I appreciate you including the link.  These are things I didn't think of because I don't yet have the experience many of you do.  I learn something new every day on QCA!! 

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