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Crafsty BOM 2013

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2013 taught by Laura Nownes

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Traditional, Whimsical, Casual
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What materials did you use? fabric from my stash - some old and some new

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What are you most proud of? Hand appliquing the flower basket with a broken wrist.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I know, I know, I went ahead and finished it. I tried a couple of methods of making flying geese (including Laura's) with limited success. Finally went out and bought Eleanor Burns' flying geese ruler - very reliable. When I was doing the 1/2 sq triangles I thought I was doing them 4 at a time. However, the method I used actually made 8 at a time. I now have enough to make a pinwheel baby blanket!.

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Thank you to everyone for your very generous comments. Now I need to decide whether to bind it in the blue background fabric or something darker. Suggestions?

10/05/2013 Flag

Congratulations on a job well done. Your colors are beautiful. For the binding, I like contrast. Red or pink would look nice.

10/05/2013 Flag

I'm glad I asked - I never would have thought of those colours.

10/07/2013 Flag

I love your variety of colors -- it's a pleasing combination and very colorful without being overwhelming.

10/07/2013 Flag

This looks great. I like the touches of black. I agree with MamaT about the binding color, or even more of the black! Have fun finishing!

10/07/2013 Flag