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Postcard from Grand Central

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Grand Central Front

Created in this Craftsy Course

Pattern-Free Quiltmaking taught by Joe Cunningham

Combine spontaneous design with traditional techniques for bold quilts that are all your own. Joe Cunningham shows you how in this lively class.

Other projects made as part of this class:

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Whimsical, Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric; chintz fabric for strips and bias binding; cotton batting; cotton thread;rickrack

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What are you most proud of? Artistic inspiration!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go with the flow and see where you end up! Above all, have fun.

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What a fabulous quilt - stunning colour palette and design

07/24/2013 Flag

Thanks! Really appreciate the feedback.

07/24/2013 Flag

I really appreciate your ability to free yourself to attempt such a great postcard! Having not been inspired yet, may need to watch the class a few times. lol

07/28/2013 Flag

Thank you! In case it helps, I first found inspiration by choosing which technique from the class I wanted to use. I already had the blue "Grand Central Fabric" and went to the fabric store where I found the gingham and black chintz. I made more squares than I needed and played around with them on the design wall. I had to make some more squares to get the strip going in the direction I wanted. The ric rac was a final detail added right at the end when I realized I had a "postcard." Have fun!

07/28/2013 Flag

Looks great!

07/28/2013 Flag

Thank you very much.

07/28/2013 Flag

Oh I am inspired :-D

07/28/2013 Flag

Thanks!

07/28/2013 Flag

I love this. Cool idea top to bottom.

08/01/2013 Flag

Thanks very much!

08/05/2013 Flag