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My 1st ever Quilt...

Created in this Craftsy Course

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 Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? 100% cotton cloth & thread

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What are you most proud of? Completing the quilt, I couldn't machine quilt as my sewing machine was just too small, so determined that I would finish it, no matter what, I hand stitched in the ditch through the whole quilt and hand quilted a few of the blocks, it took some time to do, but I thoroughly enjoyed the experience, it turned out to be very therapeutic and so rewarding. I think the hardest bit was putting it in the washing machine! I was terrified but after a years worth of working on it, it had become a little grubby, so I bit the bullet, prayed a lot and washed it. The photo is of it on the washing line, and, thank the lord, it washed out well.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it, if you love sewing you'll love quilting.

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GREAT JOB, this quilt is beautiful , and all hand made, those are the best! Congradulations !

06/08/2013 Flag

Thank you Mrs Putman :)

06/08/2013 Flag

Great job for your first quilt! Love the pretty pastels with a touch of red and the pieced border. You can be proud of your work.

06/08/2013 Flag

Thank you lrmyr18, I am rather pleased how it turned out. :)

06/09/2013 Flag

I also finished mine today - do your fingers hurt from the binding (as mine do?) ;p Love your colours

06/09/2013 Flag

lol...as it happens they did, thank you Gem-EDiS for you kind/funny comment. :)

06/10/2013 Flag

Love the colors in your quilt. I would be thrilled if my first "official" bed qult turned out as beautiful. Congratulations!

06/23/2013 Flag

Thank you Lucy3434, you are so very kind, I am very pleased with the result, it has to be said that it was more luck than judgement with regards the overall colouring.

06/23/2013 Flag