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With a new sun!

Created in this Craftsy Course

Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 taught by Amy Gibson

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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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual, Funky, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, invisible thread, freezer paper

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What are you most proud of? The soccor ball. I wish I could take a better photo. This came out very crisp and I really like the "seams" on the ball.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Wait to trim the bottom until after your block is finished to make sure its 12 1/2".

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It is real neat NewbieJean I love the soccer ball....so awesome!! I might just have to try it myself, if I can figure out how you did it lol.

05/17/2012 Flag

Thanks Quilter Jen. Think "diagonal"..... Also, look for a soccer image on the net.

05/17/2012 Flag

Absolutely fabulous - love the soccer ball and sun. The angle that you cut your background fabric really sets if off.

05/18/2012 Flag

Thanks Beth! That background fabric is one of my favorites. Its so versitle. I've used it many times in lots of sewing projects.

06/04/2012 Flag

Hi Newbie Jean, I wouldn't change the sun on your block - I think it is so great and uniquely yours.

06/04/2012 Flag

I'm going to have to do a block like this . . . maybe a whole quilt for my grandson who is a great little soccer player. His daddy, my son, was raised in Brazil and both of them are soccer players! Love your choice of colors and just everything about your block.

07/14/2013 Flag

Why thank you GrannyZil! What a nice compliment. It would be such fun to see your quilt. As you create the soccer balls think "diagonal". Hope to see your quilt soon!

07/15/2013 Flag

What a great block for that month!

09/12/2013 Flag

Thanks you Josie! Amy said go crazy - that's all I needed to hear!

09/12/2013 Flag