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August Double Star

Created in this Craftsy Course

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 Traditional
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What materials did you use? It pays to measure twice and cut once. I realized the #1 Ohio Stat was off due to cutting it at a wrong angle. Oh well, that's part of learning. #2 got better, and I was pleased w/ the Double Star. Practice. :)

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What are you most proud of? Point got better as I went along.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time.

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Very nice points - wish mine had come out as well! Well done!

10/20/2012 Flag

Thanks...I looked @ yours and they looked great! My seam ripper and I became 'good' friends with the first Ohio Star...grr...but now that I am done w/ August it is on to Sept. blocks! I will finish....

10/20/2012 Flag

Can't wait to see all blocks with that great pillow ticking stripe! I became extremely close to my seam ripper when doing the Oct blocks! You go girl, get 'em done so I can see all of them!

10/21/2012 Flag

thank you

10/21/2012 Flag

I always appreciate the 'well-placed stripe'!!

10/21/2012 Flag

thank you..It is crazy how different it looks in the blocks....wondering where I should use it in Sept....hmmm it will be interesting! :)

10/21/2012 Flag

This is great country blue and yellow and the stripe is perfect. Stripes are hard for me. good Job.

10/25/2012 Flag

Thank you. I have gotten more deliberate as the months went by

10/26/2012 Flag