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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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What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't worry if your block is too small. Cut it even smaller and give it a contrasting border. Makes it look like its a design element.
Good advice, and I think it's my favorite block.
Love your colour choices Terry! Wish I was that brave. Looks stunning. Julieannabell.
Thank you. I'm crossing my fingers people don't need sunglassestoviewit.
Very Va-Va Voom!! Love it!
Thank you so much. Fingers crossed it ends up OK.
I had trouble with getting my blocks 12 1/2 inches square also. I discovered that if there was a template for the pattern my computer was printing it out at only 98%. Personally, I love the borders on the blocks, bright colors, and batiks. I hope you're having as much fun as I am.
I've decided to standardize all my smaller blocks by making them smaller and adding borders.. I am having a ball with this., and I admit to changing virtually every block. The stripes on my first 2 are half the width, for example. It's a hoot, and everything ends up a different size, hence the borders.
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