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Created in this Craftsy class

Quick-Strip Paper Piecing taught by Peggy Martin

Achieve perfect points every time! Peggy Martin shows you easy and fast techniques to create paper-pieced blocks and then combine them in new ways.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Funky
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What materials did you use? 100% cottons: Dark Blue and Light green "Fossil Fern' Yellow dots from my stash Multi colored from my stash

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What are you most proud of? Calgary Stampede 2013 - 2nd place entry Relaxing and enjoying the process as I followed the course step by step. Perfect pints without having to stress Also, using the left over bits and pieces to create an interesting border. Quilting was done on my machine, following the basic stippling method shown by Leah Day.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun with this and prepare your fabric strips as the course instructs. Then have fun!

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Very nice work on your Pinwheel Polka baby quilt! Love those colors, and I"m so impressed with your sawtooth border made from the leftover trimmings - so smart! Your quilting looks fantastic, too!

04/07/2013 Flag

Thanks Peggy - sometimes we just have to unleash our creativity and see what happens! Thanks also for your course - easy to follow and fun to complete the project.

04/07/2013 Flag

Hi Peggy - I entered this quilt in the 2013 Calgary Stampede and earned 2nd in the category. I'm so pleased and look forward to sharing my work next year!

07/08/2013 Flag

thank you for the nice quilt

11/12/2013 Flag

Beautiful! I love paper piecing Myrna! R-jean (Audree)

06/18/2015 Flag

Thanks, Audrey. Peggy's class online really made this practice quilt fun and the results were excellent. I need to do the next class of this series and see what magic happens next!

06/18/2015 Flag


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