Thursday, March 8, 2012

Notches

Totally love this square!!! I think the notches are inevitable. My thoughts on why. We were asked to cut 1/4 inch from the center of the diamond. That's where the notches start. So if we cut right thought the center I don't think it would happen. Just my 2 cents. Kristin has some killer skills and can work them into the seam.

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  1. so cute, amy! i'm not sure about the notches...i'll play with it. the seam allowance has to be the answer:)

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  2. What a great square! I love the color combination and the choice of patterns.

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  3. I absolutely love your the colors and your fabric choice. Very pretty!

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  4. lovely!

    The tutorial Kristin linked to on Blue Elephant Stitches says "Now you just need to trim your block! You'll want to cut a quarter inch away from the point in your colored squares, so that the point doesn't get lost in your seam allowance."

    Based on that, I think we're supposed to trim the square so there's only 1/4" of white past the point of the outer colored squares. I think that would eliminate most, if not all, of the notches. Is that how you interpret that step?

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    1. yes, that's what I thought. But it's totally not a big deal, because Kristin can trim them or just sew them in.

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  5. Good job Amy! Everytime I see the green and black flower at the store I think of picking them up...I like it!

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