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Jan BOM 2012

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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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Traditional, Classic, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cottons and scraps from my scrap tote.

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What are you most proud of? That I didn't have to rip any seams out.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Watch the bias cuts so you don't stretch the fabric, pin where the slashed pieces meet for better accuracy, and go slow. Don't panic, like I did at first, when I thought the slashed pieces were going to be off. Somehow they all come together. These were 2 blocks I had never done before, and they were fun to do!

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01/20/2013 Flag

Nice first squares!

01/20/2013 Flag

Thanks for your kinds words Sherry

01/21/2013 Flag

I especially like the off-kilter square.

01/20/2013 Flag

Thank you. t first I thought I ruined it, cutting so close to the edge

01/21/2013 Flag

Thank you. At first I thought I ruined it cutting so close to the edge, but I was glad I didn't have to do another one.

01/21/2013 Flag