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Bird of Paradise Block

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Bird of Paradise

Created in this Craftsy Course

Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing taught by Carol Doak

Paper-piecing expert Carol Doak teaches you how to get sharp points and precise seams as she takes you step by step through four foundation-based quilt projects.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? I used some of my own hand dyed fabrics as well as a few Batiks.

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What are you most proud of? Those really sharp points! I was also glad that my hand dyed fabric worked so well in the project.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Get the Foundation paper that Carol recommends at the start. I didn't have any and had used my regular printer paper and as she predicted had trouble getting the paper to come off easily.

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Very pretty and well done.

04/10/2013 Flag

Thank yo Carol the one I made after this one is better used the same fabrics but the green is the way it is supossed to be. I realised after I had my husband take the picture that it didn't meet up properly, just a little short, the second is perfect I will be turning them into coasters.

04/20/2013 Flag

Love your fabrics!!

04/12/2013 Flag

I love your Mariners Compass! My husband is looking forward to my creating a Mariners Compass wall quilt. So my next major project will be one of those. But I will follow the craftsy course outline first in case there are any great tips that I need to know.

04/20/2013 Flag