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block 1 2 and double 3

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method 1 - sew and flip straight

Created in this Craftsy Course

Crazy Quilts taught by Allie Aller

Work with fancy fabrics like velvet and silk and play with hand-embroidered seam treatments to create richly textured, sumptuous blocks.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? cotton fabrics

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What are you most proud of? Except for method 2 which I need to work on increasing my fudge factors, I think these patches are some I wouldn't mind having my name on.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Allie's directions are clear and work as advertized. I listened to the lesson first. The written directions reinforced the process and reminded me of the details of the steps. 1 2 3 and it worked!!!

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I love your block, and your feedback too. The colors and fabric designs are so rich! Also, a controlled palette like this one can yield a very strong block. As for that curved flip and sew...bigger seam allowances when you cut out the pieces help a lot. Great work!

06/16/2013 Flag

I know, I know! you told us, but my judgement was off. More learning to do :) but If I just stick to the Freezer Paper I can avoid it and still get my curves :) :) :) Now, what to do about stitching on that wild intense patch smack in the center of the first two blocks??? Will anything show on it?

06/16/2013 Flag

Wow, love the fabric and your placement!

06/17/2013 Flag