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First Draft Layout - w/o sashing yet

Created in this Craftsy class

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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Funky, Classic, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Background: RedRooster, geese, tone-on-tone burgundy Assorted fat quarters of different colors and prints.

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What are you most proud of? That the blocks turned out 12.5 inches square! That was difficult at times and some needed squaring and trimming

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Practice your scant 1/4 inch seam a few times and learn where that is for your machine. Make a four or nine patch square to see if the end size is correct. Remember that the more seams in a block, the more chance for ending up with a different size block. One suggestion from my sister was to add a small border of the background around the block. That might work in this sampler quilt, but not in a multiple blocks within a quilt.

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