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BOM 2012 ~ Metamorphysis

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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 Home Decor
Style Classic, Whimsical, Funky, Traditional, Romantic, Casual
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What materials did you use? Scraps and stash

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What are you most proud of? The fact that I did this at all!! We began unloading our home of 23 years of raising children, getting ready for an Estate Sale, storing what we DID intend to keep, downsizing to a condo being newly constructed out of town, moving 3 times before July, plus more with familial challenges, my dad getting sick, in the hospital then out again, a daughter having nasty issues with ex that affected the 2 granddaughters+++....an unbelievable year. Despite it all, I'd do my blocks when I could. Since we were in flux, I swore to only use fabrics already on hand. It wasn't until I began staging the blocks did I notice that the background fabric was white on white with butterflies, hence Metamorphysis. I just love the result.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just be patient with yourself, take your time and then just do it!

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Your quilt is beautiful. I have the white on white butterfly material. It is so pretty.

01/19/2013 Flag

Really beautiful. All the fabrics came together just right!

01/21/2013 Flag

Love your quilt. It turned out beautiful....makes me want to finish mine!! Thanks for sharing!

01/30/2013 Flag

The back is also completed. I've picked out the material for the binding as well. Now I'm working through Leah Day's

02/01/2013 Flag

...FMQ class here on Craftsy. Once I've done the dry run of her tutorials, I plan on slowly quilting it myself.

02/01/2013 Flag