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BOM June - modern 9 patch

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Greek Cross and Octagon Blocks

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
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What materials did you use? Fabric from the Makower Sew Patchwork range and the background fabirc is makower spectrum range

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What are you most proud of? This is the first blocks made on my new sewing machine. This new machine scares me to death - didn't start off too well with it keep clogging up with thread. Finally mastered it and so pleased I've completed the first of many - I hope!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? You really need to use just under a 1/4 inch seem. My first block isn't quite big enough as I used a qtr seem, but hope it will be ok when I sew it all together. (if not I will be making another nearer the time :o) )

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Love your blocks -- I have found even using a scant 1/4" seam is sometimes not enough to make it 12 1/2 square.

06/05/2012 Flag