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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 Funky
patriciasews101 on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Cotton and paper

patriciasews101 on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I got them done. I got so frustrated trying to do these blocks mainly with cutting the fabric to cover the space right. I cut, fitted ,& tossed quit a number of times and almost just tossed the whole month of Oct. :( but I looked at the work everyone was doing and just could not let myself not do the last months blocks. They are not exactly as they are supposed to be but they are done :).

patriciasews101 on craftsy.com

Your block looks great. I need to find more time to get them done. Great job.

10/10/2012 Flag

Thank you. they are not exactly right but close enough for me :). I will do it again but I think having a pattern you like gives you more desire to do it.

10/11/2012 Flag

If you try paper piecing again, I found that measuring the space plus 1/4" and cutting all the pieces first helps alot. No fumbling around at the machine.

10/11/2012 Flag

Thanks. I ended up measuring the length + a little more than 1/4 inch .The height + 1/4 and cutting retangles of fabric to get it to work. I was a little slow at figuring out I was working in reverse lol

10/11/2012 Flag

I like the variation of colors, I had the same problem with my pieces. I ended up just cutting strips the correct width then trimmed. Have more scraps for strip squares. Would love to see all of them together.

10/12/2012 Flag

I REALLY like how you varied your Fabric! (Really wish I would use my 'imagination' more when I choose my fabrics.) Great Job!

10/16/2012 Flag

Thank you. This is my first BOM and I am looking forward to another one :).

10/16/2012 Flag

(I think I would re-do the Flying Geese though) :-) :-)

10/16/2012 Flag

I plan to. I just needed to call that block done before I pulled my hair out :) When I get it done I will put it up.

10/16/2012 Flag

I had to UNSEW the four blocks SOOOO Many times!!! and this was AFTER the Paper Pieceing was done! :-) :-)

10/16/2012 Flag