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Anita's Arrowhead Project

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Traditional Blocks Made Simple taught by Anita Grossman Solomon

Get piecing in no time with Anita Grossman Solomon's innovative techniques for cutting and assembling four classic quilt blocks.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Casual, Traditional, Whimsical, Classic
Rachel Sterwald on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Scrap material from old clothes, Niagara starch, thread from the my mom's ancient thread rack, templates cut from cardboard (until I buy the real ones)

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What are you most proud of? This may seem strange, but I'm usually not one to follow directions very closely. I am one to just create in whatever way I think might work. This is how I make jewelry, paint and create other art. Quilting was one of those skills that I planned to just figure out. I am SO glad that I recognized that creating special quilts that I hope to be passed on for generations required that I learn from an expert.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would just encourage anyone who even thinks they might like to learn to quilt to give this course a try. Even if you have quilted before, you may learn some new ways of accomplishing tasks that you already know how to do. I think you will find her suggestions to be very informative and fun.

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Amazing! I love the colors!

01/27/2013 Flag

Thank you for sharing your block. I too just love this class...I watched it all yesterday, and am already anxious to start a quilt using this amazing technique. Using This technique is not the "usual" way one makes a quilt!

01/27/2013 Flag

What a striking fabric choice. Makes the block so lively!

01/30/2013 Flag

I love the way the solid makes the print look like it's floating.

02/02/2013 Flag