Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Fat Quarters

A fat quarter is a piece of fabric cut about 22" wide and 18" long.  Quilters use these quite often.  When 3 bins were donated recently filled with fat squares I decided to play a little.  So I started with the dress in the last post.  Today I made three dresses using only fat squares.  The first dress uses five different materials...



Now I know that this next dress looks like the backgrounds of the fabrics are blue but they are actually mostly black.  I used four fat squares to make this dress...



The last dress that I made today used five different fat squares all in the teal family...



I had so much fun creating dresses today.  Now I need to go and wash more of this donated fabric.  I have this idea of a contest making dresses out of fat squares only... Hmmm, I am thinking about his!!!




5 comments:

Annie said...

They are sooooo pretty. Well done you.
A x

ITS said...

Darling dresses and a brilliant way to use fat quarters! Also think your idea of a contest using the fq is a really good one! Clever Girl!

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jernay said...

Adorable..
They (FG) work well with Tee Shirts also..

hopepryer said...

Hope to see these dresses at the tea.

Anonymous said...

Love your color coordination with the fat squares for the dresses!