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First quilt block ever

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as well as my 1st machine sewing project

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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 Home Decor
Style Traditional
nathaliesews on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I listened to Kaye and did not iron or pin anything. I'll continue to practice with this method, as it does seem more straightforward. The result isn't perfect (all sloppiness due to my inexperience with machine sewing I'm sure, not due to the quality of the course), but it's the first time I sewed anything on a machine, so I'm impressed that it's the perfect width (the length is 3/16th inch short though) and it does resemble the original block : )

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great job, so crisp points, lovely colors

12/12/2012 Flag

first quilt block ever. I stored it folded in half and it got distorted upon ironing.

06/20/2014 Flag