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Enchanted Suns

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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 Home Decor
Style Funky
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What are you most proud of? completing this project and how the colors work together. Also, that I finally got the borders sewn correctly.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Give it a shot. If I can do it, I'm sure you can too. Do check your borders each time you add one. I thought I had my top and bottom borders correct and did have one of them correct, but changed one and then both were wrong. Points were going in the wrong direction and it's really noticeable when you look at it on the wall with the side borders and the corner squares. It just doesn't work when the points are not facing out.

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Wonderful work on your New York Beauty project! Love the colors you chose - those batik fabrics are marvelous! I'm so proud of you for sticking with it, even though you had to redo the borders - the resulting quilt was well worth it!

08/20/2012 Flag

Thank you. I really like the batik fabrics. They make the design dance. Thank you also for being such a great instructor and giving such great guidance in this class.

08/20/2012 Flag

Nice job!

09/01/2012 Flag

Thank you.

09/04/2012 Flag

love the warm colors-- I live in nm and this reminds me of our hot summer days

05/08/2013 Flag
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Thank you, It reminds me of our NM sunsets as well.

05/10/2013 Flag