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Heart to Heart octagon

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional, Casual, Classic
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Iris Quilting by Maruscha Gaasenbeek

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What materials did you use? 100% cotton, batting

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you've tried Iris folding you need to understand that this works backwards m- i.e. from the inside to the outside.

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Oh my gosh! Those are amazing. I especially love the in and out one. Great work!

06/23/2013 Flag

How intriguing! This is something new and the end result is beautiful.

06/23/2013 Flag

I thought you might like to know that the method is paper piecing. The hearts aren't arranged this way in Maruscha's book but as they are made individually and appliqued then there is no end to the ways they can be arranged. The other 2 are made in the same way as each other, 6 triangles are made and then stitched together, and as you can see, depending upon how you lay them out they create very different effects.

06/24/2013 Flag

How do you do the curved pieces on the sides?

10/29/2013 Flag

It's difficult to explain. Best way to understand is to check out Maruschka's website and try some Iris folding with paper, then you'll understand hoe it all comes together. Hope that's helped.

11/03/2013 Flag