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BOTM Jan to April 2012

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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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What materials did you use? cotton

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What are you most proud of? Not perfect but Ok for a beginner

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Your quilt is going to look very modern! I love it! Great hexi idea.

04/11/2012 Flag

Thanks, don't like hand sewing too much as it hurts my thumb!

04/11/2012 Flag

My daughter would love your quilt! So modern. What fabric line is this?

04/12/2012 Flag

Some of it was a Moda jelly roll on the March blocks, the rest was material I have had had for a few years which I thought I might use for bag linings but never did. My stash is quite big ;)

04/12/2012 Flag

Love your Hex blocks. I haven't started yet because I don't like hand sewing -- but soon I will get it done!!

04/12/2012 Flag

I don't like hand sewing much either. Basting the hexis around the paper (I used 200 g/m2 printer paper) I found I got into the swing of it, helped by listening to Adele's album 21. I only hand stitched the edges together and machined the outside edges straight on to the backing square. Up close it's not perfect but a lot easier than hand sewing in my opinion...

04/13/2012 Flag

I love the colours you have chosen , very beautiful, well done

03/23/2013 Flag

thank you. I am trying to get it quilted but it is a slow job

03/23/2013 Flag