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Old 09-28-2019, 10:44 PM
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I love batiks, and autumnal colours but have decided to challenge myself with a completely different type of project and it is certainly that! I was gifted a Carl Hentsch book and have been using several of his blocks to make a quilt...well, that's the plan......I'm sort of going for a garden theme. I plan to use a different floral feature fabric and accompanying complimentary colours for each of my rows. The blocks are 10" and each row will have 7 blocks. Each row will have a different styled geese and blades pattern, using Carls' foundation paper pieced blocks from the book. So far, I've done 2 blocks and am exhausted and looking for my sunglasses LOL!!!!
Whilst I am very comfortable with fpp, curved piecing is certainly a new challenge for me! Any advice or tips for curved piecing would be great!!
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Old 09-29-2019, 01:31 AM
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I’m sorry I have not tips or advice but wanted to tell you your blocks are stunning!
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Old 09-29-2019, 03:18 AM
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It looks like you’re doing a fine job...love your colors. This looks like a fun project, please keep us up to date with your progress.
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Those are absolutely gorgeous!!
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Old 09-29-2019, 03:42 AM
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Love it! New York Beauty is one of my favorite blocks. Keep going. Great job. I will look for this book.
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Old 09-29-2019, 03:44 AM
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The blocks are beautiful. Love your fabrics. Here is just one technique that may help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTOGt4cRdJE
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You are right about the bright and I for one love it. To see something like this says anything is possible and your block is beautiful!
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That will be one gorgeous quilt!
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Old 09-29-2019, 05:18 AM
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He makes one of my favourite patterns ever...Laser Disc, in that book. I've always wanted to try it but was worried it was too advanced for me.

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Really beautiful.
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