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Civil War Sampler 2013

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Re-Piecing the Past: Civil War Blocks Then & Now taught by Kaye England

Learn Kaye England's precise piecing methods and make 12 traditional blocks, inspired by the stories of strong women of the Civil War era.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic
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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton Fabric -Civil War Tribute Collection & Civil War Ladies by Judie Rothermel 100% Cotton Guttermann Thread Warm & Natural 100% Cotton Batting 505 Temporary Basting Spray

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What are you most proud of? Most proud of all the triangle construction I was able to complete. I love the old look the fabrics add to the quilt. Won't be my last quilt of this era.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I would be sure to invest in the Nifty Notions HST & QST "large" rulers. I bought the "set of 2," not realizing there were larger rulers. The set I bought only makes up to 4" pieces. The larger 2 rulers are not in a set but are sold independently. Some triangles are larger than the "small set" handles. Using regular rulers & different measurements are provided, but honestly it just makes way for a lot of confusion, jumping back & forth. Can you say "miss cut!"

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This is absolutely Stunning! You do Great work!

03/15/2013 Flag

It turned out so wonderful!!! Glad you enjoyed this class!!! It was well worth it, wasn't it?

03/15/2013 Flag

Yes, it was well worth it! Now I'm a Civil War period nut. Lol. Bought the book,"The Civil War Anniversary Quilts" by Rosemary Youngs. There are (3) mini block quilts in it. I used the CW Tribute & CW Ladies Collections by Judie Rothermel, for my fabrics in this quilt. One of the mini quilts uses the same fabrics! You always wonder how you'll use your scraps! Wha la!

03/15/2013 Flag

awsome -- your blocks look great! and your quilting too!

03/16/2013 Flag

It's lovely, your fabrics and colors blend so well.

03/17/2013 Flag

Very impressive.

03/22/2013 Flag