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Christmas in Kyoto

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Quilt Top

Created in this Craftsy Course

Quick-Strip Paper Piecing taught by Peggy Martin

Achieve perfect points every time! Peggy Martin shows you easy and fast techniques to create paper-pieced blocks and then combine them in new ways.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric from the Robert Kaufman line "Christmas in Kyoto"

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What are you most proud of? Getting the fabric to match as well as I did where the corners meet. It's not perfect, but I am OK with it.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The paper piecing was fun and easy, just make sure you have the pattern turned the right way. The hard part for me was getting consistent quarter-inch seams when I sewed the parts together (each block has eight parts + the corners) so that everything would match when the rows were sewn together.

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Beautiful color scheme and I love the focus fabric in the stars.

10/27/2012 Flag

Love this quilt top and the backing! Wonderful choice of colors!

11/17/2012 Flag

Wow, this is gorgeous. Love the fabric choices. The backing is the perfect compliment.

11/17/2012 Flag

I see you made this as part of the Quick Strip Paper Piecing class. I love the precision of paper piecing, but I hate how much fabric seems to be wasted. Does the class address that and/or give you any tips to reduce the waste?

11/17/2012 Flag

I think you did a magnifisent job! Beautiful quilt and love the backing for it.

11/19/2012 Flag