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    Old 12-03-2013, 04:58 AM
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    Default Do you know this Dragonfly pattern name?

    Found this block on pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/pin/185773553352988597/
    Followed it, google-imaged the image - I can find nothing as to the pattern name. Do you know?
    I'm intrigued by it and love the 'finish' the rolled edges on body and wings give.
    I'm pretty sure the wings are done in the same method as a Mexican Wedding Star curves, and the body is made with squares, folded - tacked halfway, rolled, sewn down - variation of the 10-minute block.
    What do you think? Have you any info on a pattern 'name'? What size do you think this block is?
    Thanks In Advance!
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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:08 AM
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    I don't know it. But I can see that there are inserted additional flaps that are brought back and tacked similar to a cathedral window block process. It should eliminate the sewing of rounded curves and add dimension. It is intriguing to look at. The bulk would be something to consider while quilting though.
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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:09 AM
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    I don't know the name but sure am going to watch to find out...thanks for sharing.
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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:22 AM
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    Yes, I have that pattern...
    http://www.southwindquilts.com/shop/...sku-SWD321.htm

    I have Annette Ornelas' book also (dragonfly pattern is not included). Lots of interesting designs, all on my todo list!

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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:27 AM
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    I'd love to see the pattern also. Any chance you could post a pic of the pattern, PaperPrincess?
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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:48 AM
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    ah TY TY PPrincess! I had actually looked at that pattern a few months back but didn't know it was this technique! I appreciate it!
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    Old 12-03-2013, 05:50 AM
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    She posted the website.
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    Old 12-03-2013, 06:23 AM
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    Very cute and looks easy! A square is folded in half to form a triangle and sewn over the backing square/rectangles. The bias edge of the triangles if then rolled back and top stitched.
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    Old 12-03-2013, 06:36 AM
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    Thank you for that information on those patterns! I saw a couple others that looked so cute...
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    Old 12-03-2013, 06:43 AM
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    Tartan - you are so smart! Going to have to try this.
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