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Sunshine 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
Style Whimsical
TerryChase on

What materials did you use? batik

TerryChase on

What advice would you give someone starting this project? It's not advice per se, but there was no way I was going to paper piece 3/4" blocks, so I put them on a fusible sheet and ironed them on. A whole lot easier on one's old arthritic hands.

TerryChase on

Love the block

12/02/2012 Flag

Thank you so much.

12/03/2012 Flag

Good idea to 'fuse them (I can't bring myself to hand-sew - just too slow). Did you keep the raw edged out or did you turn them under (can't quite see from the pic)? Lovely layout and fabric by the way - looks so 'radiant'.

12/02/2012 Flag

It's batik, so the raw edge isn't very raw. I left it flat.

12/03/2012 Flag

Love your fresh use of batiks in these blocks.

12/08/2012 Flag

So very pretty, I really like it a lot. Thank you for sharing.

12/08/2012 Flag