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India Saree Self-Mitered Block

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36 Finished Squares

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Traditional Blocks Made Simple taught by Anita Grossman Solomon

Get piecing in no time with Anita Grossman Solomon's innovative techniques for cutting and assembling four classic quilt blocks.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Traditional, Modern
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What materials did you use? Cotton, Saree fabric

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Hi, were the saris silk? (as is common) if so, how did you cope with the floppiness of the fabric??

12/20/2013 Flag

No the sarees were not silk but a poli blend. I stabilized the fabrics so they would act like the cottons I was using.

12/20/2013 Flag

I have brown saree and green saree fabric on my shelf and it never occurred to me to use it as you have. Your top is looking like a marble floor and I LOVE the patches with scallops and squiggles, especially the green at the top center. I am thrilled for you; your work glows.

12/23/2013 Flag

Thank you, Anita, and thank you even more for your wonderful book with all the incredible techniques!

12/26/2013 Flag

I Love This Quilt!

03/15/2014 Flag

Thank you so much. It has special meaning to me as I got the fabric in India.

03/21/2014 Flag