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Deconstructed Beauty

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Deconstructed Beauty

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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 Functional
Style Funky
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What are you most proud of? The paper piecing, I wanted to make a traditional quilt but when I put it together as a traditional New York Beauty it didn't work because I had not trimmed my blocks so they did not lie flat which ruined the looked, so I tore the first quilt up and "deconstructed" it. I love the final chaos particularly as you can still see some traditional blocks.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time, trim your pieces properly, measure properly or make mischief as I did!

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very pretty

03/29/2013 Flag

What a fun, funky quilt! I figured that you were a contemporary quilt artist and came up with this fantastic design - would have never known that your original blocks had problems, and that was how this quilt came about! Just tell your friend that you wanted to make him a really special contemporary art piece, because that is what this quilt is!!

03/29/2013 Flag

Thanks for that Peggy, I have loved your class and am so pleased you like my quilt. Here's to many more.

03/30/2013 Flag

I love black and red--nice job

03/30/2013 Flag
cgg on craftsy.com cgg

very interesting!!!

04/02/2013 Flag

it looks like you designed it this one, it will be a one of a kind, and remember there are no mistakes in quilting. just a different way of doing it

04/02/2013 Flag