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Pink Log Cabin

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2013 taught by Laura Nownes

Learn new quilting techniques, make new friends and create a sampler quilt! Laura Nownes demonstrates 10 fabulous blocks and numerous techniques in this FREE class.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Classic, Whimsical, Romantic
KChristine on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton fabric, polyester batting, trilobal polyester thread for quilting

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What are you most proud of? I've learned to be very precise in my piecing -- every little variation has a big effect on the outcome, and this quilt turned out nearly perfect. But I'm most proud of the quilting I did on this project. This is the first biggish quilt I've done with lots of free motion quilting (I used to settle for stitching in the ditch and adding a few squiggly lines here and there). I must say, this quilt is really gorgeous!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be very precise about your 1/4" seams and trimming and pressing after each round of "logs." It's possible to skip these things, but your finished product will probably be messy and disappointing.

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Love the block, colors and your quilting.

12/30/2013 Flag

I couldn't find your yellow brick road quilt, where do I look?

01/13/2014 Flag

I think this link will take you directly there: http://www.craftsy.com/my/projects?_ct=cx-buvjdql&_ctp=my-projects

01/18/2014 Flag

Beautiful! Feathers are the hardest for me to do.

05/23/2014 Flag

I do not usually like pink unless it is for my granddaughter. This is beautiful. Is this a log cabin design? Would like to see the whole quilt.

12/21/2014 Flag

this is an uneven log cabin design, which is taught in one of the 2013 block of the month classes. I added an extra row of "logs". I made 2 of these quilts and posted a photo of the whole quilt for the other one I made. look under my projects for the Yellow Brick Road quilt, and you can see it there. very very easy to make - just use wider strips on one side of the block and narrower ones on the other. see those BOM classes for details

12/26/2014 Flag