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September Block of the Month

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September BOM's

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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 Romantic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric

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What are you most proud of? I am proud just to have completed these!!!!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use a very scant quarter for this block as I had to redo the Chain block:( Have fun trying to decide a pattern you like for the Cleopatra's Puzzle, I did. Infact I couldn't decide and let my husband and son choose and as they chose the same one that's the one I made.

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I really like the soft colors in your blocks! Almost done! And isn't curved piecing a pain??

11/23/2012 Flag

Thanks Darns, so happy to be almost done:) The curved piecing is a pain but I have just bought larger templates for dunkards path and will try them again in the future.

11/24/2012 Flag

Desna, the colors in these blocks are lovely. You did a great job on a very challenging block.

11/23/2012 Flag

Thanks mpac5000, yes these were the most challenging of all the blocks although now I have masteed them I will make them again.

11/24/2012 Flag

Both are great! I really love your puzzle block. Everything works - the colors, the fabric, the design - spectacular! You're coming down the finish line......

11/23/2012 Flag

Yeah!!!!!!! I am coming down the finish line........ Just october blocks to do and done:) Thanks for the lovely comment Jean:)

11/24/2012 Flag

These are so pretty and delicate Desna, well done! Really love your version of Cleopatra's one... good choice.!

11/26/2012 Flag

Thanks Pam, I had fun trying out different patterns... I would love to make a quilt using these templates and have lots of variations on each block, I think it would make for a fun quilt.

11/27/2012 Flag

Cor you're a glutton for punishment wanting to make a whole quilt... it would make a fun quilt but would making it be fun??? Some of us think not LOL. Did you have the proper templates for cutting? Are your BOM blocks going to make a quilt for Lily Kate?

11/27/2012 Flag

I didn't have proper templates for these blocks but did buy a timy rotary cutter which made cutting them out easy and accurate. I have now bought larger templates so it would be much quicker to make a quilt. I think I am going to keep this quilt as I have got very fond of the fabrics and the blocks. I have so many things I want to make Lily-Kate I will never run out of projects haha

11/28/2012 Flag

I finally signed up for the "Block of the Month"! I hope mine are as pretty as yours:)

12/01/2012 Flag

Thanks Lisa... I will be looking forward to your BOM's, you will have fun learning, I did:)

12/02/2012 Flag