Monday, June 14, 2010

round and round and round we go....

Circle quilts are popping up all over the place...

Here...

Here...

and

Here...

I love them....so Monday I decided to use my new tool...


To cut out all of these...


but what do I do with these?




Any suggestions??

Nancy

PS blogger is giving me fits... I set this to post on Wednesday..and no matter what I do, it keeps posting NOW... so whatever...read it already... just don't expect anything on Wednesday!!

9 comments:

Pat said...

hahahaha...I don't know what to tell you to do with all the circles, but I am laughing about how badly Blogger is misbehaving for you!

pirate said...

Use the remnants as a "window frame" for embroidery? fussy cut print? photo printed on fabric? (how about school pictures of your kids? or you? :-) )

You'd need to needleturn the circle or sew on a facing and turn that. If you needleturn it, you'll get a very flat edge. If you sew on a facing, you'll unfortunately have 4 layers of fabric at the edge (outer fabric, 2 seam allowances, facing fabric).

You could do a series of pictures like a port hole onto the world. Or use the circular holes as a frame to spell out a word with the letter inside.

Linda said...

Interesting looking tool. I saw a quilt the other day using both the circles and the cut outs. The circles where appliques down onto a white background and the cut outs were appliqued with the white underneath.

Helen said...

I saw a quilt recently that was circles sewn on squares, with the raw edges left there to get all raggedy. Looked kinda cool. Not sure how it will hold up over time, but looked good.

Kathie said...

cut them up into snippets lay them over very light wonder under type product and then lightly press
then cut the shapes you want, you have created new fabric! or lay them on muslin and quilt all over it and make postcards, book marks
have fun!!!!

Gari said...

Oh, I got that tool, too, but have never used it....in fact I'm not sure where it is. Maybe that will be one of my tasks for tomorrow. I got it because I want to do a circle quilt and that seemed like a good way to make the circles.

Melissa said...

Iron or applique them to a quilt in rows with numbers and/or the alphabet in them. Would make a cute kid's quilt.

Mrs. JP said...

Yo Yo's of course~

Staci said...

I've had the same trouble with blogger! That, or it schedules a post and never, ever posts it! Frustrating! Must eat chocolate and quilt to soothe my soul. . . .