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Thread: Dear Jane Stickle 2d Cyber Block Party - January 2012

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    Super Member Fraew's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by dakotamaid View Post
    ND Quilts, that foundation thought sounds doable. I had thought about doing some blocks in the RV, by hand, and others on the machine at home. I'm thinking this will result in a different look to the blocks. Hand vs machine. Thoughts anyone?
    I jumped the gun and posted my first 3...post #722 I think. The first 2 were done by hand using English Paper Piecing. The third one was done on the machine with a paper foundation. They look the same to me. I'll never get this done if I have to do all of them at my sewing machine.

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    Thanks Fraew, that helped to see that. I'll give a few a try either way and decide. The trip to Alaska this summer will put me behind unless I do some on the way. We're thinking 3 months. My brothers (2) that live up there may have other ideas!!
    Have a great day sewing and remember to "not sweat the small stuff"!!

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    I am planning on foundation piecing with muslin. Hand pieced. I have enough machine work as it is. I will relax enjoy the process if I sew by hand. I might try the first few blocks with the foundation and without. I'll see how it goes.

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    I have been obsessed with the blocks for the last two weeks. I pulled out the 17 I completed with the first dear jane group here and have been adding to them. I did the first six on the schedule but have trayed to see fast and easy results. I'm up to 36 blocks now! I got tired of spending an hour or two on a block and went for some that could be completed within minutes.

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    As NDQuilt said this morning, they're like potato chips -- at least they're not fattening! I've been making them almost all day today, too. I can't wait to start seeing the pictures tomorrow.

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    I have just started the new thread - it can be found here...

    2012-2013 Dear Jane Stickle 2d Cyber Party Pictures and Discussion

    sorry - my pictures are not there yet

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