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# 20 Circle of Geese - October BOM

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 taught by Amy Gibson

In Craftsy's first-ever Block of the Month, Amy Gibson brings you 10 specific quilting techniques - appliqué, string quilting, paper piecing and more.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional, Classic
HeatherIsaacson on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 1st. Block I used white cotton for geese - Blue cotton for background/ 2nd Block I used cotton flannelette print for the geese - cotton blend print for inner star - plain blue cotton for background/ 3rd and 4th Blocks I used cotton flannelette print for the geese - plain blue cotton for background/

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What are you most proud of? Developeing 3 different versions. Keeping the geese flying in the same direction for each block. I will be doing 3 different quilts with this block, all for boys. #1 will be a fairly plain quilt. Geese are flying clockwise. #2 will be a fancier quilt. Sports geese are flying counter clockwise. #3 and #4 The geese pop with the dark background, Each block has the geese flying in a different direction.

HeatherIsaacson on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you have enough material to do enough blocks, for what you want to do with them. I made sure I had enough before starting.

HeatherIsaacson on craftsy.com

Heather, I do not know any way to get ahold of you other than this. You commented on my layout of my quilt. Yes, I love the diamond layout as you put it, It is called On Point. It is not reccomended for a beginer let me tell you. It was my first one done like that. I love looking at it,as it is beautiful. But if I did not have the help of some very seasoned quilters online I would not have thought of some very important ways this kind of quilt has to be done. I had to make up my own pattern dimmensions, it is not cut and dry like just laying them straight and putting sashing on them. So I would definately look into it a bit before doing this. sistertammie62@yahoo.com is my email if you want to talk more on this. I would be willing to help you through if you do decide to do yours this way.

10/31/2012 Flag

I will let you help me with a diamond layout in the new year. I will e-mail a note to talk further.

10/31/2012 Flag

Did you get my e-mail

11/13/2012 Flag

no, havent seen it. I will look to see if it made it to the junk mail.

11/13/2012 Flag