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Re-Piecing the Past

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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 Home Decor
Style Retro / Vintage
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What materials did you use? I purchased the Civil War fabric kit that accompanies this project

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What are you most proud of? How well the triangles come out by using the Half-Square Triangle Tiger Tape

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Remember what Kaye says...let the material tell you which way it wants to go! Over and over again, I have found this piece of advice to be true. Especially on the flag block.

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Never give up - I've had the material since watching the class the first just had to be the 'right time' for me to get started! I have learned that I cannot MAKE myself do something creative...the inspiration has to come first.

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