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Civil War Sampler Top

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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 Traditional, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton fabric - Civil War Tribute Collection by Judie Rothermel 100% Cotton Guttermann Thread

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What are you most proud of? Assembling all the block parts.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Read directions with a pencil in hand to make notes & be sure you are following the right cutting directions. Sometimes you have to do some from each section.

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Wow Ladybev! This is outstanding work. And a treadle too!! Congrats - it's beautiful and I imagine a keeper too.

02/22/2013 Flag

Thank you! Waiting for the fabric for the border, backing & binding I got a treadle machine but I didn't sew this on it! I bought the old machine & base back in October. My husband cleaned & restored them & then he built a replica oak desk top for it. It works but its for show, in my sewing room. I made this quilt to drape on the open lid.

02/22/2013 Flag

Great job! Look at all the points you had to sew. I don't have that much patience for this type of quilt but yours is beautiful.

02/22/2013 Flag

Awesome, awesome job. I'm still selecting fabric...lol. This is going to be beautiful. Keep us posted!

02/22/2013 Flag

Very cool, I'm inspired now to go and finish my quilt, all the blocks are made, working on putting them all together. I really like how you joined yours!

02/23/2013 Flag

Very nice. I love the civil war fabrics-guess I should sign up for this class.

03/01/2013 Flag

I love your quilt and all the civil war fabrics.

04/05/2013 Flag