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July BOM - Modern Dresden Wheel

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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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Category Quilting
Style Funky, Casual, Whimsical, Retro / Vintage, Hipster
JessiBerry on

What are you most proud of? The center. I cut a larger square and repeiced to give the look, then made the circle. I wanted it to kind of be a spiral effect. Though it didn't turn out that way, it does look cool. I did not cut two 12.5x12.5 but instead pressed the outer part of the dresden plate in a 1/4 inch then appliqued. I didn't want to use so much of the background fabric and I think it turned out fairly well.

JessiBerry on

Love your center piecing. Looks great!

07/23/2012 Flag

Thank you!

07/23/2012 Flag

Would like to try this with different colors or even solid material.

07/28/2012 Flag

It was fairly easier, and fun to do! :)

07/30/2012 Flag

How clever of you. This is really eye catching!

08/02/2012 Flag

thank you!!

08/02/2012 Flag

Oh - wow! that actually looks as if it's spinning!

10/17/2012 Flag

Not my initial intention, but a very happy coincidence! :)

10/17/2012 Flag

Very cool. Love your center and the spinning effect.

10/25/2012 Flag