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Re-Piecing the Past Project

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Re-Piecing the Past: Civil War Blocks Then & Now taught by Kaye England

Learn Kaye England's precise piecing methods and make 12 traditional blocks, inspired by the stories of strong women of the Civil War era.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton - Civil War reproduction prints

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What are you most proud of? I didn't have to buy any fabric for this project. I used scraps left-over from other quilts that I have made.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is a class that I wish had been available to me years ago. Civil War reproduction fabrics and patterns are my favorites, but some of the blocks can be challenging. Kaye's techniques make these challenges easy to overcome. I was very happy to learn how to use connectors to bring quilt blocks together, no matter what size they are. It seems that I always have orphan blocks. Using this method of joining blocks, I can now turn them into a quilt that looks like it was "meant to be that way."

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Beautiful work!

03/22/2013 Flag

Wow great quilt top and colors also. Good job!

03/27/2013 Flag

Beautiful job - you've inspired me!!!!

05/03/2013 Flag

Very Nice ~

05/20/2013 Flag