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Apr. BOM, #1, Hexi Stripe

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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 Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Stash

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What are you most proud of? That I hand sewed the hexis and hand appliqued.....and ENJOYED it! I didn't think I would. Now I planing to do much more paper piecing and applique work. Who knew!?!!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just try it. It's fun!

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I'm still not sure if I like all that blank space. May fill it in a bit more. Haven't decided.

04/04/2012 Flag

I have decided to fill in the blank space a bit. Picture soon.

04/06/2012 Flag

I like it! And I agree with you abour all that blank space. Hard to imagine how it would fit into a quilt...

04/05/2012 Flag

Well, all that blank space was really bugging me....so I added 5 smaller hexis that are tumbling down next to the stripe. It doesn't detract from the original spirit of the block, yet fills in some of the empty space. I like it much better now.

04/06/2012 Flag

Love your "spin" on the blank space!

04/11/2012 Flag

Hi there crazihippichic! Been hoping to see your May blocks. Will you be posting soon?

05/20/2012 Flag

Hey Jean. I've been sidetracked with having to empty out my commercial building to get it ready for the new occupants. I hadn't expected to lease it so quickly. I've also had some sewing to do for my kiddos. Just finished the second pair of sleep shorts for my youngest daughter. now I have to sew a dress for my middle daughter to wear to a wedding mid-June. I was just commenting to my husband, today, that I still have to sew my May blocks. They're coming....just not very quickly.

05/20/2012 Flag

Wow you're busy just now. Hope when you get to your blocks it will be some good ole enjoyable down time!

05/21/2012 Flag