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In The Garden 2013 BOM

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2013 taught by Laura Nownes

Learn new quilting techniques, make new friends and create a sampler quilt! Laura Nownes demonstrates 10 fabulous blocks and numerous techniques in this FREE class.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Traditional, Romantic
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What materials did you use? Timeless Treasures "Vivienne" fat quarter bundle, purchased yardage, thread, fusible web, removable markers.

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What are you most proud of? The final layout was a long time coming. I was able to adjust the block sizes to work in columns. I downsized the tumbling blocks and used "Y" seam techniques to inset the two side patches. My first mitered border came out well.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be intimidated up front with the class sample quilt. You can always adjust to your own liking. Keep your overall color scheme in mind as you go. Wait until the end to create your Stripey Spools. They act more like fillers than blocks.

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I noticed your quilt before I read your comment. I also have a tendency to second guess my decisions, but you obviously have great instincts and have beautiful results. Keep at it!!!

03/07/2014 Flag

Thanks again Pisgah! Would love to see some of your work. I'd like to do a Quilt of Valor...

04/02/2014 Flag

I don't think you need to change a thing! This is simply stunning. Truly lovely.

03/28/2014 Flag

Thank you very much MomsCraftRoom! I really appreciate your kind words :D

04/02/2014 Flag

Beautiful - still working on finishing my 2013 BOM - too much fabric so little time! You did a stunning job with this fabric.

04/11/2014 Flag

Thanks for your kind words J.A.C! I'm looking forward to seeing yours :D

04/14/2014 Flag

Love your very well matched colours and fuzzy cutting. I agree with all your observations. The floral centers makes your quilt unique. Great job.

05/05/2014 Flag

Thank you very much Mary! I really appreciate your kind words :D

05/09/2014 Flag

I love this quilt....so pretty!

06/16/2014 Flag

Why thank you for your kind words carolmarie45! I'm glad you like it :D

06/18/2014 Flag