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Thread: [DEAR] JANE STICKLE CYBER BLOCK PARTY - Jan 2010 thru May/Jun 2011

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    I love to PP so any that can be done this way will be for sure!!!Wish the triangles were so easy????

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    not only is it great for the kids but the grandparents as well.

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    Okay I'm back, this board is as addictive as the DJ itself. I'm afraid I'll miss something. Blue you're doing a fantastic job with the blocks and you've even discovered another talent, making tutorials :wink: I want to pp as much as I can but I know some of it can't. I haven't really looked at any of the blocks so each week will be an adventure and a surprise to me. I really appreciate those of you who are testing the water first so some of us can avoid the deep ends.

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    Hi, Am I too late to join in for this, i have been reading all about it, and have put DH onto finding me the software for Christmas!?

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    sarahelloyd I know you're not too late but may I ask about you avatar, that sure has caught my eye.

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    hi, it's part of an old block of the month called 'Atlantis' which I think is still available in U.S.A. where the work is folded and stitched to create a 3d look. One day I'll finish the whole quilt, although I have now only got the borders to do now. Thanks for your interest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueChicken
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    blue

    the block looks awesome!

    did you just cut the shape and needle turn or did you use a template and a gathering stitch like you did in the circle?
    I'm not sure if that gathering stitch method works on a shape with straight lines, I think it's more of a curved thing.

    I used freezer paper, and put it upside down underneath, so that I could iron the seam allowance over and it would stick. Then I whipped the freezer paper out and needleturned it.

    I don't mind doing pictures (it makes me feel important! lol) if you still want to see them.
    ok, do your pics for this too.

    i plan on altering the pattern so the diamonds can be paper pieced in instead of applique. so it will be a nice compliment to each other, an applique method and a PP method.
    I was thinking about one of the other ones I did, the one with the four leaf shapes running out to each corner of a plain background block. I appliqued it, because I haven't done curved seams before, but it's not quite straight so I'm thinking I might do another and do the old fashioned paper piecing, where you tack to the fabric then hand sew the seams. Like hexagons.
    oh, thats a good idea!


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    hi sara

    you're not to late, people are welcome to join any time.

    i do love the quilt in your avatar, i'm have to google the name. i've never heard of it before.

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    I already googled it. The first one was dated 2005 but I googled the artist and found one 2008. There are a total of 13 patterns/blocks. I can't go the cost at this time but of course I found something that I thought I couldn't live without, a table runner pattern.

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    give me the link, please

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