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Date: 1/8/14 12:56 PM

Be still my heart! The FREE Craftsy 2014 Block of the Month Class is up and it's dealing with color theory. Anybody with me?

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Date: 1/8/14 1:13 PM

OOOOH that sounds cool. I think I'll sign up for this one. I like the idea of one block a month. I also looked just now at Leah Day's new 2014 class. Nothing about color though, but it's about free motion, and you do a quilt as you go technique.

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Date: 1/8/14 1:18 PM

I just watched the first lesson. They're using Batiks -- yummy. I was lucky with the last two BOM classes because I already had fabric that was suitable to use in my stash. Not so with Batiks. I'm trying to decide whether to order the fabric kit or not.

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Date: 1/8/14 2:40 PM

Well, since my jelly roll strip for the other sew a long is loud batiks, I don't want another one.
I can't watch Craftsy at work. Do they allow you to use pastels, or use a certain range of colors - like so much blue, so much red, so much whatever? I'm confused. I guess I should just watch the darn thing at home, lol. And is the kit so many fat quarters of each or what?

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Date: 1/8/14 2:57 PM

If you enroll in the class, you can click on Materials and you'll be able to see their choice of fabrics -- some Michael Miller batiks. You can also print out the fabric yardage needed. The kit has 26 pieces for a total of 10 yards.

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Date: 1/8/14 3:34 PM

Link please. Hard to do all these things on my phone.

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Date: 1/8/14 3:48 PM

Okay, so I was able to watch the first lesson. Not bad. But, I doubt if I can find stuff from my stash for this. At least not stuff that goes well style wise for the whole quilt. I'll have to think on it.

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Date: 1/8/14 4:00 PM

Craftsy Class
Did that work?


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Date: 1/8/14 4:25 PM

It worked for me.

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Date: 1/8/14 4:28 PM

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Okay, so I was able to watch the first lesson. Not bad. But, I doubt if I can find stuff from my stash for this. At least not stuff that goes well style wise for the whole quilt. I'll have to think on it.

Yeah, me too. I might watch a couple of lessons before I decide if I want to invest that much in fabric for this particular quilt. But I think the color theory information will be really helpful for me.

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