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Modern dresden wheel

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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
Type Home Decor
gloria_friesen on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Moda "California girl" fat quarter bundle

gloria_friesen on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The most difficult part was the blades where I had two different fabrics. At first I had three blade that were entirely green. This didn't look quite right. I got out my water soluable fabric pen and drew a line where the sky should end and grass should start. Then I got out my seam ripper and picked these blades apart. Adding a 1/4" on for seam allowace I cut the blades and then added in the second fabric. Once stiched back together I was happy with the final result. I am also glad that I took the time to stitch this one on by hand. There is enough to look at in this block without top stitching. I think top stitching would have taken away from the over all look of this block.

gloria_friesen on craftsy.com

Love this block and how very clever and creative you have been:)

07/24/2012 Flag

Very clever, love the look of the rising sun. Great job!

07/24/2012 Flag

How creative. Looking at yours.....I think I need more fabric to pick from ;) I am also doing a sun look, but not nearly as creative as this.

07/24/2012 Flag

Your block really is a keeper! It made me look twice to see what you had done! I love it.

08/02/2012 Flag

Thanks for your comment.

08/07/2012 Flag