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Flip and Sew Block Tip

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Created in this Craftsy Course

Crazy Quilts taught by Allie Aller

Work with fancy fabrics like velvet and silk and play with hand-embroidered seam treatments to create richly textured, sumptuous blocks.

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic, Traditional, Romantic
Marie Withrow on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Standard quilting supplies and Paris Flea Market fabrics ordered through Craftsy.

Marie Withrow on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That the block looks more like the design which I really like.

Marie Withrow on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Always check that when flipped the piece will cover what it needs to - if it does not, consider cutting a new, larger piece or adjust where the seam falls accordingly.

Marie Withrow on craftsy.com

Beautiful! I love the materials. I am still on practice material. One of these days I will feel brave enough to use the class material!

08/22/2013 Flag

Thank you Lynda. I just love this material!! I think the hardest part for me is fabric selection so this makes it so easy. It's hard to go wrong with the selection and I'm sure I'll be able to make at least four pillows out of it, probably more!

08/22/2013 Flag

Great tip! Thanks so much for sharing your experience with all of us. And your block looks fabulous.

08/22/2013 Flag

Thanks you Allie - and thanks one more time for a terrific class. You are a natural teacher and inspire confidence! I know I'll use these techniques and refer back to your course as I continue in the quilting arts!

09/01/2013 Flag