Friday, February 7, 2014

Loyal Union Sampler Block A-11 Broken Window

Broken Window is pieced per the directions on page 20 OR Paper Pieced using the Supplemental Packet offered at Patched Works.

A-11 Broken Window

A-11 JuliaJulia – Eclectic Electricity

Julia says: Expect the unexpected. Always plan for more time than you think you need to finish the block. Finishing early is way better than finishing late. Don’t try to “re-use” foundation paper if you copied the wrong thing onto it. Suck it up and use a new sheet. The paper piecing cutting instructions are about ¼” larger than needed, I’m finding them to be very generous which is good because I’m not going to have to worry about them being too small.


Kelli – Civil War Reproduction

Kelli says:  For me, this one created less anxiety when I saw I could paper piece.  If you are scared of half square triangles or they just don’t always turn out (like mine), paper piecing is a great way to go.  Also, to get this block to lay flat, press the snot out of it! (A little bit of water or steam never hurts either!


A-11 Lisa K

Additional block by Lisa K.







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