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April BOM Hexi Christmas Tree

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
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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I choose a very bright background for this block, but the tree would probably pop a bit more against a litter background. Also, make sure that there is enough contract between the background piece and the hexagons that form the outer edge of the tree. A few of mine tend to blend into the background.

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I really like your Christmas tree!

04/13/2012 Flag

Just read over my advice and realized that auto-corrrct has been helping me again :-). Should have read "a lighter background", and "enough contrast".

04/13/2012 Flag

Love your tree!

04/13/2012 Flag

Love this tree! I am using Christmas fabric and am still figuring out what I want to do for my second block!

04/23/2012 Flag

This is a very cute block. I printed a picture of it and have dont he math to make in to a quilt using larger hexagons. Thanks for the inspiration.

03/05/2013 Flag