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String Block

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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
ThursdayJune on

What materials did you use? fat quarters and fabric scraps

ThursdayJune on

Gorgeous! Love the colors/fabric. Your skill in making this match so beautifully is a reward in itself. I think I am going to redo mine at the end, as I don't like the center of mine ----- Need to finish the project to be sure I have enough background first....... love your work

05/06/2012 Flag

use real paper piecing for this and add the background fabric where it should go - or really where you want it. It wouldn't take up as much of the background fabric and still look good. I actually cut away the background fabric behind mine so it wouldn't be bulky.

05/06/2012 Flag

bright and bold, good color placement on your blocks

05/06/2012 Flag

Thanks for the advice. I have a couple of blocks to "review" at the end. I love my background fabric, but one of the other colors that matches perfectly just has a dead look to it. However, I am happy to be using up some of my stash and making something worthwhile in the process of learning.

05/14/2012 Flag

Using this block for a pillow was inspired. Really fun!

05/20/2012 Flag