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September BOM #1

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Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Variation

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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 Functional
Style Retro / Vintage, Traditional, Casual
JanSigrid on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I did most of this by hand! I'm also really happy about the how the fabrics work together.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try different arrangements with the squares.

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gorgeous! this layout actually has a name. It is Polka Dot. I saw it on Eleanor Burns Quilt in a Day show. Eleanor said back in the day, children never slept under a drunkard's path quilt because they would grow up to be drunkard! lol

09/29/2012 Flag

Thanks for the info! Makes sense, and I think the pattern would be great for a kid's quilt.

09/29/2012 Flag

Love the colors of your block. Great job!

09/30/2012 Flag

Beautiful! Your piecing is impeccable.

10/03/2012 Flag

VERY cool!

10/06/2012 Flag

Your fabrics really do work together well. I did a very similar block on my BOM quilt and called it "Beach Balls" because that's what it reminded me of. I didn't know about the Polka Dot name for it!

03/10/2013 Flag