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July BOM 2013

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Tumbling Blocks

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2013 taught by Laura Nownes

Learn new quilting techniques, make new friends and create a sampler quilt! Laura Nownes demonstrates 10 fabulous blocks and numerous techniques in this FREE class.

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Various scrap fabrics and Robert Kaufman Kona Sand

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What are you most proud of? I was able to handle the bias edges without distorting them!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Try to pick fabrics that vary in value - a light, a medium, and a dark. When my fabrics were laying next to each other prior to being cut, it appeared that there was more contrast between my light and my medium fabrics than there actually is. Once sewn into the block, my light and medium fabrics blended together much more than I would like. ;(

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I think you executed your block very well. I like the RK fabric. I may agree with your assessment of the light & med fabrics, however this block looks great when I see it in the whole quilt pic!

09/27/2013 Flag