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March BOM #1

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String 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 Functional
Style Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Leftover cotton fabric from previous projects.

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What are you most proud of? The fact that I now know what Foundation Piecing is! It was all a mystery to me before and I was so delighted to finish this. It was fun to do and very easy.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you haven't done any foundation piecing before, don't worry, it's easy-peasy, and Amy's instructions are very clear.

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Yum! Wish I had your stash!

10/12/2012 Flag

I don't think I'm going to live long enough to use it all up, but I'm trying!

10/13/2012 Flag

Love your fabric choices!

10/12/2012 Flag

love the colours works well

10/12/2012 Flag

Thank you.

10/13/2012 Flag

The fabrics in this block make me smile. :)

10/22/2012 Flag

That's great - I always love to cheer people up!

10/23/2012 Flag

Well love the fabrics and love the colors, brilliant job! And I have to say even though I now live in the US my family is all over Suffolk! My husband was born in Ipswich so to a fellow 'tractor girl' love the quilts!!!!

12/11/2012 Flag

Thank you! It's nice to hear from you - very cold here in Ipswich at the moment! Everything was white (and very pretty) with frost this morning - minus 4 degrees C overnight!

12/12/2012 Flag

I just read your biography - well, I'm not surprised you tried quilting after meeting the wonderful Lynn Edwards! She lives at Chelsworth, near here, and is famous all over the world. I think she's retired from teaching now, but still publishing books and probably still quilting. I can't imagine she would ever stop!

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