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Thread: Will this work? (strange new-to-me idea)

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    I JUST ordered the curve master foot from Amazon for curve piecing. I saw on YouTube how easy it is to attach curves using it. You might want to check it out. I think it's worth the $24.00.
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    I think the colors work very well in the design of this quilt. I wouldn't like them in a scrappy quillt, but I love this design!

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    Take a look at Karen Eckmeier's books. I think the first was "Accidental Landscapes," but the second one (forgot the title) has what I think you're talking about!

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    Quote Originally Posted by k9dancer View Post
    I'm confused about the part where you say you'll cut away the fabric...'.. cut away the additional fabric beyond the 1/4-inch seam allowance.."
    If you are trying to make chennille, there are easier ways to do it.
    I don't know if this refers to #23 and #30 but I simply cut out the curve I wanted and then laid it over the next piece so that the curved piece was all onto the next piece, sewed and then cut the seam down to a reasonable (about 1/4") amount. Everything laid flat that way with no great manipulations. Simple (I'm simple) but very easy. The only negative is it leaves scraps, but I tend to find uses for those, so I'm cool. It is fast and sure!

    I know the quilt is really colorful and loud, but so are my sister's paintings. It is the WAY I did it I'm trying to explain.

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