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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 Classic, Traditional
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What are you most proud of? I finished it. English paper piecing is not my thing.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Give English paper piecing a try. It is always great to learn a new technique

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These are stunning. You are so creative. I love the stars that form from the placement of your hexagons. Do you have a trick for lining them up so accurately?

04/20/2012 Flag

I basted all the points together. Then I used a ton of pins. After I posted I noticed the middle hex on the top row was crooked. So I undid that one and straightened up. I knew it would drive me crazy.

04/21/2012 Flag

Thanks for sharing that great tip. I can see how that would help with the alignment. Yours look perfectly straight, but I can relate to the feeling of having a piece off drive me crazy, Your quilt is going to be beautiful.

04/21/2012 Flag

What a magnificent way to use the English Paperpiecing. I love the star formation within the blue portion of the block.

04/22/2012 Flag

Such an original flag design! Beautiful!

04/27/2012 Flag

Absolutely love your hexagon flag. Is the white star made using diamonds, like the hexagons? Or is it one piece of white fabric behind the hexagons? Just need to make this one. Thanks for sharing.

08/11/2012 Flag

It is a solid piece of white behind the hexagons.

10/12/2012 Flag