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June's Octagon Block

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June's Octagon Block

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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
Type Home Decor
Style Casual
Yvonne Cole on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? This is leftover fabric from my 2009 Hoffman Challenge project, (purse, didn't win but it went on tour for a year with the Quilt Expo :>]) and recycled some chair covers I had made many years ago from a tablecloth;(did you know a long tablecloth can make six seat covers, you have to sew them but it works). I have recovered the chairs again.

Yvonne Cole on craftsy.com

This block looks really nice with these fabrics. The octagon shape is more subtle. It is there when you look for it but doesn't overpower the whole block.

07/24/2012 Flag

Beautiful fabrics that work well with this block - good choice.

07/24/2012 Flag
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thank you

07/24/2012 Flag

Really interesting fabric choices!

07/25/2012 Flag