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2012 BOM - March Blocks

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Broken Spider Web Block

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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 Home Decor
Style Traditional, Funky, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Cotton fat quarters and Kona White (String block) and Bone (Spider Web)

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What are you most proud of? I enjoyed making the string block more than the broken spider web block. Even with the bulkier seams because the foundation fabric was left on.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This looks a lot more complicated than it really is.

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I love the colors, but you mention "bone" for spider web. Where does that go - I don't see it in the picture.

02/17/2013 Flag

lananana, these were pictures taken with my iPhone so they are not the best quality. The reds/yellows string block has the nice crisp white Kona but the blues/greens spider web block has the bone as the center "web." These were done on 2 different nights and I misplaced the Kona white and I just used what I has on hand. I think it still looks pretty good.

02/19/2013 Flag

Beautiful colors! Its so appealing to the eye, and just has a clean crisp feel to it. Wonderful beginning for your quilt. My mother made an enlarged version of this block. She made each section 12 1/2''. You can quickly make an entire quilt this way. Its a fast way to use up scraps. There's so many ideas to do with this one block.

02/17/2013 Flag

That's a great idea. I'm sure your mother's quilt was beautiful

02/19/2013 Flag

Ilove these colors together...beautiful

02/18/2013 Flag

Thank you!

02/19/2013 Flag

Absolutely LOVE these colors! I feel like I'm in a rain forest by a stream!

02/19/2013 Flag

Thanks! I think it's really serene, too :)

03/29/2013 Flag