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Thread: 10 minute blocks with two colors in center of block

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    10 minute blocks with two colors in center of block

    I have seen a ten minute block where there was a second color in the center, making the diamond look like piping, but I can't find it.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvXUvKIzYZY

    This works great. Just adjust the unit sizes until you get the block sizes you want. I've done it. It's really easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lisa_wanna_b_quilter View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvXUvKIzYZY

    This works great. Just adjust the unit sizes until you get the block sizes you want. I've done it. It's really easy.
    thanks for sharing! Looks interesting!!

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    Looks cute, but does it get pretty thick in the middle of it? The center block is basically 4 layers thick. (4 patch, diamond doubled, plus center fabric)

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    thanks for that link... i like that technique
    Nancy in western NY

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    Is this the post you were asking about: 10-minute (several hour?) block lap quilt

    She did a beautiful job and she cut the excess fabric out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlanoDebbie View Post
    Looks cute, but does it get pretty thick in the middle of it? The center block is basically 4 layers thick. (4 patch, diamond doubled, plus center fabric)
    After I sew the edges of the center block down, I trim the back off. This cuts out the intersection where the 4-patch seams are.

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    thanks guys, very helpful and right on target. Now I will try to figure out how to save them somewhere so I can find them later when I am ready to work on it.

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    Thank you for the tute. I just watch it and got the jist of it now. thx
    SMILE- it will make everyone wonder what you are up to.
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    I've done the mock cathedral window machine embroidery blocks and they are precious. All you have to do is trim your blocks, butt them up to the adjacent block and zigzag them together. Really cute and looks a lot harder than it really is!

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