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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
gloria_friesen on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Moda California Girl fat quarter bundle

gloria_friesen on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I made it through this one on this sweltering hot day. This one took me a few hours to do. (Maybe the heat is making me slow). Lots of cutting and sewing and ironing on this one.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take Amy's advice and choose fabrics that contrast. I choose the bright solid orange because out of all of the fabrics in the bundle it seemed to provide the strongest contrast. I like the way the double star turned out. Make sure of your measurements before you cut. I made an error but didn't realize it until I was ready to assemble. I had to redo about half of it.

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Well, your stars are out of this world. Your choices of fabrics & colors are perfect. Wonderful blocks. Thank you so much for the heads up on these blocks. A big thank you for sharing your creations.

08/18/2012 Flag

These both are beautiful and thanks for the advice:)

08/19/2012 Flag

These colors are wonderful.....

08/22/2012 Flag

I look forward to seeing you finish this quilt. I have loved the fabrics you used and all your blocks have turned out gorgeous!

11/18/2012 Flag