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BOM April- Curtains

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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 Whimsical, Casual
Marie Withrow on

What materials did you use? Fabric, Wonder Under, Sewing Machine and threads, Course templates

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What are you most proud of? In the April BOM course, after you make the hexagons, you are instructed to sew them on to the backing fabric. I did pracitce that but it was very time consuming. Then I remembered the Pellon's Wonder Under that we used in the Stupendous Stitchery course.... so, instead of sewing these on the curtain, I cut out hexagons using the Wonder Under and then ironed them on to the fabric hexagons, and ironed those on to the curatins! Much faster. Though they looked nice, I decided after the fact to add a 1/4" border of stitching inside the edge of each hexagon. I may decide to add more later...but I like the way these look now. (I did this afer taking the pictures.)

Marie Withrow on

Those little hexi's are like jewellery for your curtains! Nice way to dress them up. So creative and beautiful!

05/04/2012 Flag

Too stinking cute! Makes me say "Why didn't I think of that?"

05/11/2012 Flag

I love your curtains. Nice colors

05/14/2012 Flag

What a cute idea Marie! Now I know what curtains I'll be making for my guest room. I hadn't decided but now I know. Thanks!

04/18/2015 Flag

Thank you and good luck. It was easier for me as I just added the hexagons to curtains that I already had!

04/18/2015 Flag