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Old 07-05-2020, 08:07 PM
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Your points are pointy and your stripes are straight. I wouldn't have guessed you are a beginner! Keep learning and we look forward to seeing more.
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Old 07-05-2020, 08:10 PM
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If you make blocks listed as "traditional" then they are in the public domain and do not need attribution. There are hundreds of those.
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Old 07-06-2020, 02:38 AM
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Congratulations on a pretty quilt block! The pinwheel is my all time favorite block. You are doing a fantastic job. There are so many great resources online to help you learn to quilt. We all learn from our mistakes throughout the quilting journey. I call each quilt I make an adventure.

One of my favorite online resources for learning about quilting aside from this wonderful quilting board is:
allpeoplequilt.com

Enjoy your quilting adventures and show us more of your lovely blocks!
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Old 07-06-2020, 02:53 AM
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Great job Caley...it appears you are enjoying your new hobby.
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Old 07-06-2020, 03:05 AM
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Beautiful! Another quilter is born!❤️
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Old 07-06-2020, 09:36 AM
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Very nice. You are off to a great start.
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Old 07-06-2020, 10:02 AM
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Very nice! Lately Iíve been using a touch of fabric glue to hold the pieces together at the end. I use the pink Sewline glue pen. I originally got it to glue baste my pieces for English paper piecing, but Iím finding it works for a lot of things!
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Old 07-06-2020, 11:12 AM
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You are doing so good as a beginner quilter. Nothing I made as a beginner looked as good as yours. Keep on sewing!

Here's a great, easy way that Jenny at Missouri Star Quilt Company makes pinwheels. It's really fast & easy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekYpJzHoW6E
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Old 07-06-2020, 12:42 PM
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Kudos!!! very nicely done. I love to see a new quilter joining in the fun. I can't wait to see your finished quilt!
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Old 07-06-2020, 01:29 PM
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Thanks Everyone. I appreciate your kind words.

I decided to do another kind of block.today. This time it is called a "Double Star". I got one of the seams slightly out of alignment on this one, so the right hand part is a little out of whack.

This seems to be another fairly easy block to make. It just takes work and patience, and a steady hand on the sewing machine.
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