Best-selling author Katja Marek has done *incredible* things with hexagons, inspiring thousands of quilters with her fun quilt-alongs and beginner-friendly approach to English paper piecing. So when we heard that for her next book Katja wanted to pay homage to the classic Dresden Plate, we couldn’t wait to see where her creativity would take her. Today, we get to show you—and it’s *incredible* all over again!

In *Distinctive Dresdens*, you’ll stitch Dresden Plate blocks like you’ve never seen them before—and in ways you may never have sewn them before! Katja shares a new English-paper-piecing technique that you can do by hand *or* machine. Play with 26 dazzling Dresden Plate quilt-block patterns that breathe new life into the classic Dresden wedge, transforming the design with fresh angles and points that will have you seeing stars, flowers, and more. You’ll be wowed by the dizzying array of Dresdens you can create.

Our favorite part of the book? The geometry—and the fact that we can skip calculating equations! Katja’s done all the work for you: simply trace, cut, and stitch for piecing that’s a perfect fit. Just for that, we’re giving Katja an honorary doctorate degree in geometry from Martingale!

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*Clockwise from top left:

*wall quilt, runner, and quilt from*Distinctive Dresdens

In the introduction to *Distinctive Dresdens*, Katja says, *“I asked myself why the Dresden Plate always had to have 20 equal-sized petals, when there are so many more possibilities. In this book, I have tried to provide an answer to my own question. I wanted to create very distinctive blocks containing wedges with multiple and varying angles, sometimes with points inserted between the wedges for interest. To achieve this, I developed a system using the precise paper shapes that are so effective for English paper piecing, combined with the option of machine piecing to easily insert pointed fabric pieces between the wedges. *

*By bringing together my beloved English paper piecing, precise paper templates, and machine piecing for a new approach, I have added new chapters to the Dresden Plate story.”*

Don’t you just love how her brain works?

Here’s a peek at the 26 blocks in the book—and the six beautiful projects Katja’s included too!

Now, if you’re familiar with Katja’s previous book and calendar, you know she LOVES a good quilt-along. And you can bet she’s hosting one for *Distinctive Dresdens*! But we’ll all have to be patient—the samples for the quilt-along are debuting at Fall Quilt Market at the end of October. This is the *only *peek we can give you today:

Follow Katja’s “Quilt with Me” group on Facebook for the big reveal of Katja’s *Distinctive Dresdens* quilt-along project.

We’re giving away a copy of *Distinctive Dresdens* today! To enter your name into the drawing, tell us:

**When it comes to quilt math, I am:**

**A whiz!****A little wobbly.****The worst.**

Tell us your answer in the comments—we’ll choose a random winner one week from today and let you know by email if you win. Good luck!

Already dreaming of all the Dresdens you want to make? Order *Distinctive Dresdens* at ShopMartingale.com and instantly download the eBook for free.

I’m the worst. I google measurements all the time

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I love these blocks! I’m somewhere between a whiz and a little wobbly when it comes to quilt math.

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I am a bit wobbly! This book looks like it’s perfect for me! On my 2017 to-do list is to make at least one Dresden Plate and time is running out! I really like the variety and choices in this book!

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Somewhere between a whiz and a little wobbly. I usually know where I can find the answer if I can’t figure it out on my own.

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I can’t say I’m the worse but I am definitely wobbly. The book looks wonderful. I really want to make a dresden plate quilt some time soon.

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Some days I am a whiz and other days I am the worst.

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I am the worst at math in quilting!!

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Most of the time I am a Whiz, but sometimes I am a little wobbly!

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I consider myself a whiz with quilt math. Of course, I always double check before I begin a project. 😉

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When it comes to regular math, I am a whiz but when it comes to quilt math, I’m between a bit wobbly and the worst. I rely on my books and the internet to help with calculations. The patterns are amazing and I really like the color combination of the greys and reds!

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I am somewhere between a whiz and a little wobbly.

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Wobbles but somehow get the size needed. Luv Dresden Plate, did hearts as a baby quilt only once. Would be sew fun to win and try new ideas with an old favorite sew Thanks!

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I am somewhat wobbly, I would love to have this book, I know it would help me a lot.

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Love Dresdens! I’m actually a whiz at quilt math. Back when I started quilting in the late 1970s, I had to re-learn my high school geometry in order to enlarge and reduce blocks because the copy machines that would do that had not been invented yet!

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A whiz; but I’m happy to not reinvent the wheel.

Katja inspires me.

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when it comes to quilt math I am somewhere between or below wobbly and the worst!! I usually end up figuring out a piece by drawing a shape on paper and cutting it several times to get the right size – or use a pattern that tells me exactly what I need! would love to win

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I am the the worst. Math phobic.

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When in comes to quilt math, I am (more than) a little wobbly.

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I’m pretty good with math in quilting. I like to take large Quilts and reduce them to wall or miniatures. I really like the Dresden plate blocks shown in the samples. What a great way to update a traditional block.

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Teally the worst. Have never tried to work the math.

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I’m a math whiz. My favorite part of quilting is creating a design on graph paper, then figuring out the math to make it the size I want.

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I’m a little wobbly

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The worst ever!

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Good Morning! I am definitely a bit wobbly. And worst yet, I don’t think I am. In my mind, I’m a whiz . . . and sometimes that leads to miscalculations. ~smile~ Roseanne

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I am a little wobbly when it comes to the complicated ones. But love a challange

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I always keep my iPhone calculator handy because I’m the worst!

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I’m a little wobbly! Would love this book.

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This is a beautiful book! Something new for me to try. I am a little wobbly with my quilt math,

but I do alright. Thanks for the opportunity to win this book!

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I am between a bit wobbly and a whiz! Usually I can figure out the math, but once in a while, I make a slight miscalculation 🙂

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As a math teacher, I don’t mind the math I use in quilting.

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Am I a whiz or wobbly? Some days I’m not sure.

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I am a bit wobbly! Got to do that part in the morning when I concentrate better! Love the many ways that the Dresden Plate is done in this book!

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Depending on the day, a whiz to a little wobbly. My daughter says some days I’m having a bad math day.

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I’m a tad wobbly with math. Luckily, I am in a small quilting group and can get assistance. We all wobble together and get it figured out. I love dresdens and the variety one can do with them.

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My math is good except when I’m really tired then I get wobbly. LOL

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Beautiful Dresden designs!

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I am the worst! These Dresden plate designs are lovely.

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A whiz!

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I am the kind of mathematician that has to measure at least twice and then still cut it wrong! I usually have a lot of left over wrong sized pieces when working on blocks even from a pattern! I am definitely the WORST! but perseverance is one of my characteristics so I will get the job done….just with lots of extra fabric and leftover pieces.

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I am the worst ! I need all the help I can get!

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I am a whiz when it comes to math! I love the challenge of figuring out the answers.

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Depending on the quilt pattern, I am all three. Nine patch and traditional patterns I am a whiz, paper piecing I an a little wobbly; applique I am the worst.

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I’m definitely the worst and could use some help. This book looks like a wonderful resource to add to my current ones. I love all these different dresden designs!!

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I’m a little wobbly at quilting math.

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A little wobbly, sometimes I have to get my pencil and paper out to understand measurements. I love Dresden plate quilts!

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I am the worst. I work best with trial and error…lots of errors.

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I greatly admire those to whom math is fun. I’m wobbly and prefer to have it done for me, if nothing else for the time element.

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The worst ever.

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I’m a whiz, as long as I can also draw a picture of the pieced back or whatever it is I have to figure the measurements for and label the various dimensions.

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I am a bit wobbly. The Dresden plates in this book looks like they would be a lot of fun making. Currently I am making a couple of Christmas Dresden plates out of scraps that have been given to me.

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A little wobbly. I am better at quilt math than other used of math.

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I am always trying to figure out the measurements for blocks and resizing them. Most of the time it works, so I would have to go with I am between a whiz and a bit wobbly.

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I’m the worst, but when it comes to sewing and figuring our how to do my planning and cutting I turn into a wizard. Go figure!

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The WORST!! My oh My if it were not for a friend of mine who is a WHIZ (and very willing to help me "do the math") I would be totally lost in my quilting.

Since DRESDEN PLATE is my favorite of the quilting blocks… the very first quilt I attempted was a DRESDEN…..this book would be a HUGE help to me.

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A little wobbly. But I power through.

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Whiz, most of the times. Started out as a math major, but sometimes still goof up.

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I am the absolute worst with math but love, love English paper piecing!

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I am the worst. For real!

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Quilt math–I’m not quite a whiz, but not wobbly either. I need a between-the-lines category. I enjoy doing a little figuring as it keeps my mind busy.

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I am wobbly I guess but I love this book. The blocks are gorgeous.

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I am between a whiz & a little wobbly. Probably closer to the whiz end of the scale. I love Dresden blocks. I just finished a queen quilt with Dresden blocks. This book could definitely add to my library of quilt blocks.

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The worst.I always second guess myself, then have to call in back up!!!

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I am the worst at Math, but fortunate to have a great "Quilting Buddy" who is a whiz……..so I have this problem solved………………….

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I’m a little wobbly at quilt math– but my calculator is my friend! I love the ideas in this dresden plate book!

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when it comes to quilt math I am a little wobbly. I can do the simple stuff myself, but beyond that my husband helps like a pro

I would love to learn her way of making blocks with dresdens

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Definitely wobbly!!!! 😊 Can use all the help I can get! Gorgeous quilts!!!!

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In-between the worst and a little wobbly; I get it but, it does take me a bit.

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I am a bit wobbly on my quilt math, but I usually get it figured out eventually. Love the book and would love to finally make my first Dresden Plate quilt!

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A little wobby,lol!

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A bit wobbly. (Maybe more "lazy" to be honest) Haven’t tried many projects that require real math skills, and still have to look up some calculations for quilt math.

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Looks like a great book. I haven’t tried much in the way of paper piecing, but have wanted to make a Dresden Plate quilt. I am wobbly in math when it comes to quilting!

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I am definitely wobbly !! Yet, I muddle through.

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Somewhere between whiz and wobbly. I love Dresden blocks and have completed two, with one in process of the appliqué. I especially like doing the blocks with that little twist that Katharine has perfected.

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I’m the worst. I just hit more fabric to make sure I have enough. Great for my local shop!!!!

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When it comes to quilt math, I am a little wobbly! Thank goodness for the internet. I luv dresden blocks. This book is awesome.

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I have always wanted to do a Dresden plate quilt. Some of these pictures are awesome. I am a little wobbly on the math for New to me patterns.

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I am a bit wobbly in executing the math not as much doing it. i can add 7/8 inch to the desired block size but being able to cut that accurately is a whole other issue.

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My math is a little wobbly at times.

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Using the mathematics itself is not a problem because my university training was in mathematics. But knowing how and when to apply what can create some sticky situations! This is a very interesting book that I would use often.

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Wow! Such an exciting and unique way of showcasing dresdens! I am a little wobbly when it comes to quilt maths.

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I’m quite wobbly….need a friend to confirm my measurements – always!!!

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Sometimes I think I get the math right, and then again I have to redo sometimes. So I guess I have a lot of wobbly. I so love the Dresden plate. Having variations would be so much fun for making my quilts.

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I’m a measure twice, cut once, type of person. The math doesn’t scare me but I’m not a whiz by any measure!

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A bit wobbly at quilt math, so I love following instructions. But if I decide to change it up a bit, I do give it a try.

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I am the worst, quilting books make my life so much easier!

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I am a whiz! I love Dresdens! Please, p,ease let me win this book!!!!!

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When come to quilt math, I‘m a little wobbly, I have calculator by my side. This is such a stunning book, I love to make some quilts from this book.

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A little wobbly

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My sister is a whiz and i’m trying to keep us with her!

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I am a little wobbly, definitely double check. Love the different variations of the original dresden. I have been collecting polka dots to make a dresden. So far just a bin of dots, lol

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A whiz, as long as my calculator is handy!!

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Not wobbly, but not a whiz either. I can figure out my own yardage requirements and number of strip sets, etc. for a quilt and have designed my own quilts, but Katja’s dresden block designs are genius! I am very intriqued by the various designs. Now I have something new added on to my to-do list.

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When it comes to math, I am a little wobbly!

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The math challenge is part of the fun of designing. I get it!

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Being an accountant by trade,I had better be a math whiz. And I am.

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I am sort of wobbly, but am trying to do better!

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i’m a little insecure; i have to use paper and pencil and calculator and some times it still is wrong.

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I was a whizz – but as I get older I wobble often. These dresden ideas are wonderful and the bonus would be no math!

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I’m a bit wobbly – probably because I’m a perfectionist, and want every piece to fit exactly, but I’m not experienced enough to figure out what’s wrong when the pieces don’t fit.

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I’m actually pretty good at quilt math. I loved high school geometry-shouldn’t admit it. People look at me funny!

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Delightful twist on the Dresden! I’m a little wobbly on some math, but a whiz on others thanks to my accountant husband. Thank you for the chance to win! Allison C. Bayer, Plano, Texas

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A little wobbly! These dresdens are just beautiful.

Mary

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My math leaves much to be desired. I could use some help.

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I am wobbly with my quilt math but I do have some charts that help. I do love Dresdens, I have done 2 Dresden quilts.

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I am a little wobbly. That may be an understatement. Thanking heaven for quilting apps!

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I am the worst. I just don’t take the time to learn. I’d rather be stitching.

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Most days I am confident in my quilting math as long as I have a cheat sheet to refer. Other days it seems like I forget even adding a 1/2 inch. I have her Hexagon book and would love to add this one to my collection. Can’t wait for the details on the quilt along.

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Some days I’m a whiz! Some days I’m wobbly, or worse! Sometimes I think I have it figured out then my block looks all wonky and I have to go back to the drawing board. Thanks for the chance to win, I think I’m like everyone and I love Dresden plates.

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I’m a wobbly whiz. Usually strong but sometimes off by a fraction of an inch. Keeps me humble!

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I’m a little wobbly.Trying it first to see if it works, if not back to the drawing board!

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The worst! Never get it the first try

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Dresdens are one of my favorites. Math? I can do that too pretty well. Love sewing and quilting more though.

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I usually get the math right, but not always! I love Katja’s patterns and all things EPP!

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My math was better when I was younger. It now takes me longer to figure it out. But I do get there!

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This method looks like something I would love to try. I’ve not been a fan of the Dresden, but this method definitely appeals to me and I would love to make one of these creations.

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A whiz most of the time, but definitely not all the time! I enjoy dresdens. Glad someone took the time to play around with the pattern

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I’m a little wobbly – I check my figures three times – guess it comes from being a bookkeeper all my life

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My math is always suspect – I’m in "the worst" category! I love the Dresden plate block, and it’s on my bucket list for a future project.

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I’m a whiz, engineering brain.

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"A little wobbly" is a nice way to put it. I’m not quite "the worst", but when it comes to angles, I really struggle, and have to concentrate and pre-position before I sew in order to reduce the number of mistakes. But they tell us to challenge our brains by doing difficult tasks, so I do it anyway!

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I’m a ‘worker’s, but I manage by always adding at least 1/4 yard to any purchase I make.😏 Plus I always then have plenty of scraps! That’s not a bad thing is it?😁

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I am a bit down from whiz, however my husband is a whiz. If I can’t figure out the math problem he can! I love ❤️ Dresden plates, probably my favorite block to make. 😍

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Not being very good at calculations, this method looks like something I would love to try. I’ve not been a fan of the Dresden, but this method definitely appeals to me and I would love to make one of these creations.

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My math skills are a little wobbly. Fortunately, though, I have a wonderful quilt buddy who is a quilt math whiz and is always willing to work through the process for me. Thanks for a peak of the incredible dresdans!

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John – goofy auto correct! Not ‘worker’s’😣… ‘worst’!! And I had to go back and correct it THIS time too!!

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I’m not a whiz, but I’m not the worst! I’m a little more than wobbly though. I just love when the math is all figured out for me! These Dresden plates are so interesting! I hope I win!

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Between whizz and a bit wobbly . Looks like a dry interesting book

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these would use scraps and make a lovely quilt

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A little wobbly! I love Eleanor Burns and other designer/teachers for that reason! and precuts…

Dresden Plate, and Grandmother’s Fan my all time favorite blocks, I’ve done some of both, and I so admire Katja’s creativity! I’ve done 3D bow tie blocks, saw the 3D Dresdens and wow. I never paid attention to 20 equals: I’ve done tree skirts and others with multiples of 4, usually 16, and the same with fans, making them up as I go along: brown paper bags make great huge templates for tree skirts! The dresden rulers make the math not as intimidating and I bought Nancy Zieman’s recently, ready for a new challenge!

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If I have time on my side I can be a whiz but mostly a bit wobbly. My first quilt was a Dresden Plate and I’d love to make another, but change it up a bit. This book looks like the perfect little helper.

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Math has always been my Achilles’ heel, but I can limp along with what I know. Three Dresden plate quilts later, I’m definitely wobbly.

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I’m a little wobbly in the math department. The variations of the Dresden plate are beautiful.

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I’m quite wobbly on quilt math. I usually ask a friend to confirm what I have figured out. I love Dresden Plate quilts and would love to win this one by Katja. Her work is amazing!

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When it comes to quilt math I am a ok, I would have paid more attention in school if they mentioned I would need to be good at it for quilting.

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I am the worst. I end up folding paper blocks into the shape of the pieces I want and then making templates to size. It works but is very time consuming with lots of tries before it comes out right.

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I’m a math whiz!

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I have to admit that I am a little wobbly. I second guess myself into doing measurements more than a few times. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway!

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I’m good at quilt math but always double and triple check to make sure.

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I get math, but because I work with math all day, I always have to refresh the measurements and check twice before cutting.

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I am the worst at the math. Lucky for me, my hubby is good at math (and he knows that I am hopeless).

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Quilt Math… One of my favorite parts of quilt design & assembly. Of course I always add (that’s math!) an extra yard to every fabric I’m buying…. and add (More Math) on rows and blocks to nearly every quilt I make. Love the Dresden Plate variations, and I wouldn’t subtract any of it’s wonderful ideas.

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Between a whiz and a bit wobbly. I usually get it right, but have been known to come up short of fabric a few times.

The Dresden blocks look fun to play with. Thanks for offering this book.

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When it comes to quilt math, I’m a little wobbly, and definitely need some help.

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The worst!

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-the worst – I really would enjoy this book – simplifying math is definitely for me! Thank you, Susan

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Oh, I am terrible at math. Somehow I figure it out. Thank goodness I have a calculator. Dona 😊🌻🎃

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A little wobbly most times but very wobbly at others. This book sounds like it would be the answer to my "wobbly" problem. Thank you for the chance to win.

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I am a whiz! I love math, always have! The book looks fabulous!

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I find myself actually enjoying the math involved with quilting and have become rather good with it….not quite a wiz, but I enjoy it. I love the way Katja manipulated the wedge sizes to create such interesting blocks! I need to get myself a copy of her book, thanks for the chance to win!

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I’m a little wobbly. We are often told to "measure twice, cut once", well I up that to measure 3-4 times and then cut!

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I am the worst. I second guess myself almost every time.

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I’m not too bad at quilt math – I often wish I could find my high school geometry teacher and tell her that it’s the one branch of math I use on a regular basis!

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I like numbers and am pretty good in math. I absolutely love Dresden plates; these are very innovative.

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A little Wobbley

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My math skills are a little wobbly, but I do like to work out the issue to get the look I want! Looks like a wonderful book.

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Me and math are not friends I am saved by my friends are the quilt shop yea for them

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I could probably do the quilt math but most of the time I like to trust the work that someone else has already done for me and take that part out of my quilting equation.

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I am generally pretty good with quilt block math, but my 1/4 inch seams are sometimes not accurate – which still lands me in trouble! I love the blocks in this new Dresden book!

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A whiz most of the time – but without my morning coffee – I can definitely wobble! Love the variations of the plates in this book.

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I am a little wobbly when it comes to quilting math. Thank goodness for a calculator on my phone, IPad and desktop. My secret weapon with the math is a hubby who is a retired building (framing carpentry) contractor and is patiently willing to explain angles and measurements to me over and over!

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i’m wobbly but I adore these blocks!!!

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I’m totally the worst at math.

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Math presents a challenge and I’m ready to take it on! And as shown in this book; well worth the effort.

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I’m probably the worst at math, I’ve been trying for 60+ yrs and still can’t seem to do it right. I am a fan of Katja Merek though, and that helps me not feel like a complete failure.

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I always think I’m terrible, but then I surprise myself.

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Hi,I’m the worst>that’s why I have CHARTS on hand! Thanks for sharing a neat Book Giveaway!

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When it comes to quilt math, I am a little bit a whiz!and a little bit a wobbly.

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A bit wobbly. I think anyone who quilts has to have at least some math skills, but I’m certainly no expert!

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My quilt math is wobbly.

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I am the worst. I rely on written quilt books and instructions.

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I am so wobbly when it comes to math of any kind! I need to have the measurements right there in front of me. I love the Dresden plate block. I would love to try some of your designs. I currently have two Dresden/Hexie tops in the construction process. They are so fun.

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I’m usually ok with quilt math but can still make simple mistakes so I always recheck! Love these dresdens and already know where I’d hang my quilt!!

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I am a little wobbly on the math.

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I’m a "little wobbly" at best. However, I have a notebook about where to find the measurements for various sizes and how to reduce and enlarge. It helps.

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When it comes to quilt math, I guess I could be classified as wobbly. I do the math, think I have it right, and then do it over again. I may do the math half a dozen times before I am comfortable cutting. This book and the patterns look amazing and so much fun to do.

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The worst. Thanks for the opportunity

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I had to be good at the math, including the geometry, because I started quilting in Ireland when all we had to work with was scissors and homemade cardboard templates!

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I am the WORST with quilt math! Lol…..and there really is no excuse. And I don’t trust my math even using a calculator and have to make a sketch with the measurements. I loved math in school!

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The VERY worst!

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I’ve never seen such unique and interesting dresdens. The pictures are beautiful. I would read every pattern with a smile on my face.

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I love to do the math of quilts! Who knew that being able to determine the hypotenuse (sp?) of a right triangle would come in handy some day.

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I am so a little wobbly in my quilt math😬

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Math was my favorite subject in school, so I guess you can say I am a Whizz

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A little wobbly. Though if I sit and really think I can usually get it. 🙂

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I’m not sure that I am a Whiz, but I did like math at school. What lovely Dresden plate variations – well done, Katherine!

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A little wobbly.

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Oops, Katja – I said Katherine – my apologies!!

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A little wobbly… Measure twice, cut once! I do love dresdens though!

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Most of the time I am spot on for the math, but not too long ago I ended up with way more pieces cut than I needed. I guess it depends on how much fresh air I’ve gotten that day. Even when I calculated three times, and different ways, sometimes I end up with an oops. But it just leaves more scraps for the next project so no biggie.

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I am a little wobbly but can figure measurements if I take my time. Just love the dresden block.

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Math~ I can do it … Not fun for me though. I like the math thought out for me ahead of time. So I guess I’m Wobbly~

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I’m wobbly, but trying to learn tips to make it easier for my brain cells to work! Thank you, Linda S Pewaukee WI

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A little wobbly

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I’m wobbly….but verging toward whiz!

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I’m pretty good at math as long as we’re talking squares, rectangles and triangles. Dresdens require a ruler for me. Love the book. I can’t wait to try the gorgeous patterns.

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A little wobbly!

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A little wobbly is what I am when it comes to math. I want someone else to do it for me.

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It seems to depend on the day, sometimes I am a whiz and others I am as wobbly as all get out.

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I am the worst wobbly at math. Always have been. But the amazing aides at katjas quit shoppe are always willing to bail me out. Love this new book!

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A little wobbly for quilting but OK with other kinds of math.

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I’m a bit wobbly and always double check with a call to my math whiz sister 😉

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I am the worst at math. Have never liked math; that is why I buy designs by those who do it best!!

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I am the worst at math; have always hated math.

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Wobbly…but thank goodness my husband was a math teacher! I even called him from my work one day to ask him about a formula I was trying to come up with for my excel spreadsheet!!!

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The absolute worst.

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Looking forward to making Dresden quilts from Katja’s book!

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Wobbly – I can figure it out eventually, but it takes a while. I’ve been wanting to do a Dresden, but haven’t gotten a round to it yet. These are spectacular.

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I have always loved math ..so guess I am whiz…love the challenge of your patterns!!

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Enjoyed math in school, but a little wobbly compared to those days! Would love to learn how to make some variations on the Dresden block.

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a whiz

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I’d have to say I’m kind of between a whiz and a little wobbly when it comes to math. I always keep a calculator handy for double-checking.

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A little Wobbly!

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The worst, when in doubt, buy extra fabric!

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I’m hopeless I ask the grandchildren

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The worst, I work it out on paper and still end up with the wrong dimensions. It is soooooo.frustrating. I am really looking forward to this book.

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Maybe not the worst but more than a little wobbly.

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I am in between worst and wobbly and at 70 years of age I want to keep my brain active so I just keep trying! I love

Katjas hexis and am just finishing up her last quilt-a-long. Sew much fun!

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Whiz, for sure. And when I need back up, I ask my husband, a mathematician by trade, for help.

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I’m a little more than wobbly!

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A whiz, math was my favourite subject in school. But I don’t mind that Katja has it all figured out for me!

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I do pretty well most of the time but to choose your levels I’d have to say a little wobbly. Thanks for the chance!

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I am more than a little wobbly – simple squares and rectangles are OK but once angles get involved it gets pretty messy. Since the Dresden Plate is one of my favorites, having such a beautiful book that takes away the calculating would be awesome.

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For a person who struggled through some math courses, I would have to say I am a toss-up between whiz and wobbly. There are just some equations that my mind struggles with (never could get calculus or many statistical equations either). Love Dresden blocks.

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When it comes to quilt math: I am the WORDT!!! I have never even tried it- only followed patterns where all that was done for me! Joy

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I’m a little wobbly. Have to figure a few times over to feel that I’m right on…then sometimes I’m still not.

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A little wobbly–I can do the math, but I don’t like it and usually try to take shortcuts when possible…

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The worst unfortunately

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When it comes to quilt math, I am a whiz. I can usually change the size of quilts or blocks easily.

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Love math quilts and love using math in my sewing and life!

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A little wobbly

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I’m great at Quilt math! Love these dresdens. Thanks for the chance to win.

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I’m a little wobbly. If’s it’s basic squares and rectangles, OK, but once I get triangles or other different shapes, it gets complicated. I think my grade 10 math teacher passed me just so he wouldn’t have to hear all my wrong answers for another year!

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When it comes to quilt math, I am THE WORST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I need all the help I can get in this department. Although quilting has brought me along farther than I ever imagined!

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When it comes to math, I’m often a whiz, but sometimes a bit wobbly! I’d like to say I always ‘measure twice, and cut once’, but sometimes I’m in a hurry and end up cutting (or ripping out) more than I’d like. These new Dresdens by Katja Marek are absolutely gorgeous and I’d love to win a copy of her book!

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I’m between wobbly and whiz. Luckily, there’s a friend in my quilt group who’s an absolute math genius. Whenever one of us has a problem, we know just whom to consult! My group and I would be very happy if I won this book.

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A little wobbly, since you didn’t offer the option of "Okay at it but don’t enjoy it because I want to get to the parts that are more fun."

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I’d say I’m pretty decent when it comes to quilt math – but then, I’ll measure and figure things multiple times before I start cutting anything. I hate to let good fabric go to waste.

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I absolutely LOVE quilt math..so I am a Whiz!!!

I would enjoy the chance to get my hands on this Dresden book.

Thanks

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I am the worst! And the problem is that I think I’ve done it right and find out later (usually after cutting fabric) that I was totally wrong.

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I am a little wobbly with some quilt math. I love this new book by Katja. It is always fun to see what is up next with her.

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Quilting math? I am the worst 🙁 Dresden’s are my all time favorite, alas, always 20 same-size wedges. This book looks amazing! Thanks for the chance to win it!

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Quilt math – I am a whiz, with the help of EQ7 and lots of scratch paper.

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A bit wobbly, I’m afraid – working on math skills all the time! What beautiful blocks – definitely want to try some.

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Wow, these are amazing! When it comes to math I’m a little wobbly and it makes it so much easier to have it all done for me!

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Oh I’m very definitely the worst, I go round & round in circles still not being able to do it, then ‘bingo’ 3am I’m awake with the answer, but find it fails me again…..just no hope, lol

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A little wobbly.

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I am the worst at math, always have been. And I love making Dresden plates. And I must say, the author of this book looks like she could be my sister! I swear she looks like family :o)

Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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My husband is a math whiz so he figures any math I need on quilts. I’m not to bad myself.

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I love math, but am a little wobbly when I do quilt math. Things usually turn out okay because I double or triple check everything.

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The worst! I have a book that takes the math out of quilting that is by my side at all times. To change a block size, I use EQ.

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I am a bit wobbly….calculating in not my forte and really cringe when I have to!! But I do love the look of the more complex, math calculated quilts!!

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A bit wobbly, and usually double triple check! Looking forward to the quilt along.

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A little wobbly, but I can usuually figure things out if I give it a little time.

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I am a whiz…….Thank you for the give away

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I’m the worst! Math is really not my friend. But I really love English paper piecing in quilt projects!

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Oop! A typo…I pressed submit a moment too soon.

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Answer: I am a math whiz, geek, nerd, however you want to label me! That doesn’t mean I am not excited about Katja Marek’s new book. I love her design sense and I’m currently an EPP beginner doing one of her current QALs. Love it!

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My math absolutely "SUCKS". Just when I think I have the correct answer the block turns out too small. If it was too large I could cut it down.

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I am a bit of a whiz and sometimes wobbly! I would love to try some of the Dresden patterns!

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Math has always been easy for me, so for quilts it’s not no problem.i guess that makes me a "whiz"!

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When it comes to quilt math, I am way out of my depth and often drown (in half-finished and really strange-looking blocks). That’s why I do mostly paper-pieced quilts, because they are good therapy for my brain deficits in the math department. I’d love to do a Dresden quilt but have never dared to make the attempt.

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Wobbly. That’s why I buy books and patterns. Let someone else figure it out. I know what I like and I love Katja’s new book. Thanks for chance to win it.

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It depends on the day. LOL! Usually, I’m a math whiz but some days I can’t even add 2+2!! Math is one of my favorite things!

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I’m a "little wobbly". But would love to make a Dresden plate quilt x

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I’m a math wiz in my head, and on paper! I’m a little wobbly with my seams when I get in a hurry. And, I’m sure I’m the worst at something, but I haven’t figured that out, yet! These blocks are beautiful! Can’t wait to try some of them. 🙂

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Not even going to try!! If someone already did the math, I’d much rather spend my time sewing. Besides, I usually make a teeny tiny mistake that messes up the whole thing! Thanks to the people who do the math for me.

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Great with math until I try to figure out fabric need or enlarge a quilt

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I am a bit wobbly with math for quilting. Also, I am a bit wobbly on my feet. The Dresden pattern is one of my favorite. The new book would be wonderful to own and use. Thank you.

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I am the worst. I have an app to help me or I ask my mother in law who is teaching me to quilt.

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I’m a bit wobbly with my quilt math.

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I used to be a whiz!

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I’m pretty good at quilt math, but saying I’m a whiz may be overstating it — lol.

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I taught math for numerous years so I guess I don’t have a problem with it when I am quilting.

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I’m a little wobbly in my old age but calculators help!

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Oh how math is not my friend! I can figure it a couple of times and get just as many answers that don’t match.

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I’m a bit wobbly. Sometimes it comes easy and sometimes I must rethink it and redo it.

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A lille wobbly in the math department. Though I’m not afraid to dive in when I need to!

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I am very good at quilt math, but it’s even better if someone else has already figured it all out!

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My math has become quite a bit stronger since I started quilting. I love the challenge of taking a big block and drafting it down to a smaller size. My daughter saw me working out a smaller block plan and she said you do need geometry in "real life".

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I am somewhere between wobbly and "good golly, how did I come up with that?" Most of the time I get it right in the end, though!

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I’m a little wobbly at higher math like algebra, but given time and a calculator I can usually find the answer.

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I’m a whiz, although it helps that I’m also a retired high school math teacher.

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I have always been good at general math, but with quilting I do have wobbles and stupid mistakes do happen!

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When it comes to math, I am getting better. If we (meaning us ladies) had math instructors who had used quilting to teach math instead of obscure and weird techniques, we would have loved it more and been better at it for the rest of our lives, IMHO! Thanks for a great offer, I hope I win.

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I am a bit of a whiz at math. My friends always have me figure out the math for any quilt projects that they are working on. I love Katja’s books! Already have both the New Hexagon, and the New Hexagon Perpetual calendar. I would love to add her latest book to my collection!

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I am usually a whiz, on some days I am wobbly!!

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very wobbly, some days worse than others

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I’m wobbly about math, but then my engineer of a husband helps me along the way!

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A little wobbly. I recently made 60 more blocks than I needed for a quilt — and I did the math several times! Jeesh.

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Basic math is what I excel at. Fractions, decimals, multiplying and dividing. It sure helps when quilting and to shrink a pattern down. I love mini!

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I am terrible with math.

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a little wobbly

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If only I was as good at quilting as I was at math

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Sometimes a whiz and other times a little wobbly!

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I’m a math whizz!

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A little wobbly

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the WORST!!!! I NEED HELP:)

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What a great looking book! I’m a bit wobbly with my maths 🙂

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A whiz sometimes and wobbly at others. Great ideas for spicing up the dresden plate.

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I am the worst, since I am a beginner. This book gets me excited about Dresden plate quilts. Before, they were not all that appealing to me.

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I’m pretty good at quilt math, but when I get stuck, I get my daughter to work it out. She’s a draftsman, shares my love of quilting and can calculate anything!

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Like so many others, I prefer to let others "do the math!" I am soooo wobbly.

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I am the worst!

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I am a little wobbly but getting better. This book would be a great help.

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I am somewhere between the worst and the wobbly! Seems it’s taking me longer to do the quilt math😨Looks like a good book to add to my library I have The New Hexagon and it is a wonderful book that has helped me out as I’m rediscovering quilting after retiring Inara

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I am a little bit wobbly.

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I think I’m a little wobbly. The book looks like fun!

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A little wobbly for sure!! Lol!

I love Dresden blocks!!

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I am a whiz–math is almost the best part of quilting

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I live Dresdens. All kinds and sizes. By hand and by machine! My math is pretty good. Not a whiz but not wobbly. I guess I am okay up until calculus. I frankly could not figure out why I needed a derivative and what I was supposed to do with it! Thank goodness calculators have rid us of these!

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I must say I am the worst.

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A little wobbly.

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A little wobbly, but still give it a try.

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I am the worst with math. I have to draw everything out as I am a very visual learner. Love Katja’s books. Thanks for the draw.

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The worst!

I can’t tell you the number of times in my life, having math problems has caused me to mess up or miss out on!

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I am in between wobbly and worst; however, I give it a try anyway. I enjoy trying out new quilt blocks but the blocks don’t always fit correctly due to my lack of quilting math abilities. I will just keep trying!

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Absolutely the worst! Thank you for this great giveaway. I’ve been working on Katja’s Millefiore quilt and greatly enjoying her designs. Very challenging!

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I’m a little wobbly

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I am not a whiz, but I can eventually figure it out.

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A little wobbly. I have a friend with a math degree that helps me.

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I am probably a little wobbly, but I keep trying.

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A little wobbly

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Math was my best subject in school so I’m all about quilt math. That’s part of the fun!

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A little wobbly

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a little wobbly

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Absolutely terrible with quilt math! And would love a copy of this book!

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I am a little wobbly. can sometimes figure it out and sometimes I CAN NOT.

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I thought I’d give myself a little credit and say a little wobbly but in all honesty I’m the worst.

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I love math. I would love a copy of this book. The Dresden blocks look like they would be fun to piece.

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LOLOL Well yes, I’m a little wobbly without a calculator but your never too old to learn lets face it : )

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A little wobbly, and that is why I appreciate pre-drawn patterns!

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I was always good with algebra and geometry, so I guess I’m leaning towards being a whiz. I love these dresden plate blocks. Thanks for the chance to win it.

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I would have to say – ‘I’m a little wobbly!!" I can eventually figure out how much material I need and get the right pieces cut to measurement……BUT….most times I believe it was just sure luck! My last project I had cut the pieces and miss cut the outer pieces. When I started putting the pieces together I was a half inch too small and had to search the fabric stores near me to replace the pieces I cut wrong!!!

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A little wobbly mo s t of the time. Love those Dresdens.

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Almost a whiz. I love being able to use that geometry we all thought would be so unless back when we were in seventh grade.

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When it comes to math I was always good and worked at a bank for 20 years and worked at an accounting firm for another 25 years but when it comes to quilt math I am still a bit wobbly. More I do the better I am getting though.

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I’m somewhere between quilt math whiz and a little wobbly, but even if I’ve done all the math spot on, I will usually buy more fabric than needed and make an extra block or two – just in case.

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I got such a chuckle from everyone’s comments. . . I used to think I was pretty good with math and numbers but I am challenged by quilt math sometimes! Her Dresdens are so wonderful that I’d be willing to give the math another go. . . nice to know Katja’s got our back!

We are chuckling over here too, Kathy – I’m feeling glad I’m not the only one who feels wobbly-or-worse about math! 🙂 -Jenny0

I’m a Whiz!!!!

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I am the worst, but I am great at FREE and I’d love to accept this free gift!

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I am a little wobbly but can usually figure it out.

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I am a little ‘wobbly’!

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Have to say a little wobbly! At times I get myself confused and ask my husband(who is a math whiz) if I did it right!! Other times I am fine. Keeps us on our toes! Oh, my sister teaches 6th grade and uses me as an example to her class if they are having issues with grasping a math concept. She tells them "I have a sister that struggled with math in school (that’s me, I fail geometry!) and you should see what she does now!" We all evolve!

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i’m a little wobbly. not too bad if i take care using my eye, brain and the good old protractor i managed to keep after the kids left school and home. LOL. i do a bit of fiddling with the numbers and usually get something pretty close so it looks much the same and the numbers fit. once i get that sorted out, i need a wee nap. i am watching out for Katjas Dresdens now. 😀

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I’m a little wobbly – my brain has good days and bad days where Math is concerned and I never know which sort it will be until I try. Everyone can benefit from a Guardian Angel when it comes to Quilt Math.

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What a beautiful book and ideas. I’m a little bit wobbly when it comes to maths!

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A little wobbly! Usually I can figure it out but sometimes I am stumped!!

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Strange to say, but I enjoy the math part! I can’t wait to see this book!

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My math is not too bad–could be a little wobbly at times!

bjkaup(at)(abbnebraska)(dot)(com)

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I love patchwork, quilting and sewing all sorts. Katja’s new Dresdens are stunning and I can’t wait to make some. My maths is a little wobbly but I always persevere and follow the pattern. Another beautiful addition to her collection.

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A little wobbly. But I love being able to goggle anything. So excited to try some dresdens!

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When it comes to quilt math…I cheat off my neighbor. But no one is looking, right? (I am the worst, but at least I recognize that!!)

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Mostly wobbly!

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I am the absolute worst. Once I figured out how much fabric I would need to piece a queen top and it added up to 28 yards! I was pretty sure that wasn’t correct.

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The worst. Had a stroke during the night the side effect was having to learn to read and do math again.

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Geometry was my favorite math subject in school. So I would consider myself a math whiz. However, it does take time…time away from the actual quilting!

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A little wobbly, bug getting better! I was horrible at math in school and look at me now, doing geometry!😜 Thank you quilting!

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I have always been a wobbly quilt mathematician especially when it comes to angles. Can’t count the many times over the decades that I longingly wished I had paid more attention in high school Geometry Class.

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I’m no whiz, but I usually can do okay with quilt math.

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I am willing to give the math a try because I love Dresdens.

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I am the worst! Luckily for me I am married to a wiz! 😉

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I have always loved math, so changing sizes of quilt patterns is no problem. Does that make me a whiz!?

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Before Katja’s Dresden process, my 39 year old would do all the calculations for ANY quilt for me. Now I won’t be afraid! Thank you Katja, you are a goddess!

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A little wobbly

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I’m a whiz! Loved geometry in school, but I get lazy. Why do the math when someone else has already done it?

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I’m a bit wobbly, usually I forget to add 1/4 inch on one side or other 🙂

Thanks for the giveaway!

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The worst. Not my greatest attribute. Enjoy having someone make the calculations while I enjoy the benefits.

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Math is not my friend (unless I have paper and erasable pencils)!

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Almost a whiz :). Books looks great!

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Wobbly me! Wobble to whiz (sometimes get it right) wobble to the worst ( thought Id get it right and should have checked) – but really a genuine "wobbly – need to check!

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Math – yuck. Not my favorite thing. I may not be the worst at quilt math but I’m not very good either!

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I am a Whiz! Quilt geometry stretches my brain and my skills.

Can’t wait to get my hands on this book to see where it will take

my imagination!

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I am pretty much a wizz, but I always buy extra fabric, as we all know "you can never have too much fabric"

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Absolutely the worst!

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I’m one of the worst, when it comes to math. I always have to much or to little. Love her Dresdens plates. I didn’t realize you could do more with them. So you can teach an old person new quilt blocks. Would really like to win this one😁

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Hi I am a little wobbly, especially when things get intricate……I love Katja’s work…Noelene

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I’m a whiz kid – most days! The math works til somewhere down the road I change my mind about settinGS or colors, or……! lol

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I am absolutely the worst! Sometimes I am able to get my math major daughter to help me but she isn’t a quilter. I hope I win this book!!

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My answer to your question about math is "Good grief , how

In the world did you come up with that answer?

My brother has a Ph. D. In biostatistics which is very math based.

I’m lucky my 2+2 came up 4.

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I’m a bit wobbly, calculators are such wonderful things, and then there’s all the charts with mesurements on them. But I know when it comes to half-square triangles I don;t worry about the small measurement, I always cut a little bigger then square them off to true after for perfect to fit squares.

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A little woobly.

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I am wobbly and maybe even the worst at quilt math – i actually always try to find a friend tbat’s a whiz to help me out 🙂

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I am pretty bad especially with quilt math. Seems my figures are either too large or too small.

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Quilt math – a whiz with squares, but perhaps a tad wobbly with anything other than a 90 degree angle.

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I need all the help I can get, so any help is very much appreciated

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I would say I’m borderline wobbly. Some days the brain works better than others.

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I am the worst! My maths is ok but when it comes to quilting I struggle with inches as i am a metric girl haha

I love it when the maths is all done for you! I love the dresden plate but haven’t plucked up the courage to do one yet….

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A little wobbly!

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I would have to say my math skills are "wobbly." Looking forward to this book. Really enjoyed making the Milliefiorie quilt that she designed.

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I’m a whiz at math, at least the 7th grade variety. 30 plus years in the classroom. I’m always good for something free!

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I am a little wobbly. I am afraid of not having enough or making a mistake,so I get more fabric than I need. This is why I like to do scrap quilts. These Dresden plate quilts would be great for my scraps.

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I’m a little wobbly!! 😊😊

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I need all the help I can get from other experts – do so admire people who find the maths easy

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I’m a whizz but eager to learn more from Katja who like me asks What If? and Why not?

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A little wobbly – but I’d love to get better, and this book looks like a great way to do it!

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a little wobbly

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A whiz. As a retired accountant I’ve always been good with figures.

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A little wobbly especially when it comes to circles. I want that book.

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I know math…….however, I have a hard time cutting into my fabrics because I might want to use it on another project…HELP!!

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Am the worst that is why I stick to the measure twice, cut one rule!

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I LOVE quilt math, and I think I’m good at it!

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When it comes to quilt math I’m a little wobbly.

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A little wobbly but I love the challenge and seem to be improving over time. So love the creative Dresden designs!

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Mostly I am a Whiz at quilt math but occasionally I scramble and scratch my head in bewilderment. Tell Katja that she has put the WOW FACTOR into Dresden Plate. What a dynamo idea for changing up this block and adding zing!

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I love math, but due to less use in current years I have become wobbly at math. Love the designs, love the new book!!!

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I’m a little wobbly from lack of practice lately. Thanks for a chance to win.

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I’m the worst, but practice makes perfect.

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I am a little wobbly but I love dresdens!! thanks!

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I may not be a total whiz, but I love doing quilt math. It is one of my favorite activities.

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I’m a little wobbly with quilt math. Love these beautiful Dresden blocks!

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Some days wobbly, some days a whiz!

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I think I am a little wobbly — but I’d love to win!

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the worst

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More on the whiz…Occasionally wobbly!

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I’m a little wobbly as math wasn’t my favorite subject. Some times I do pretty good and other times I ask a friend to help me figure it out.

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When it comes to quilt math, I am: A little wobbly. I takes me a while sometimes! If I can’t get it, I call my sister!

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Honestly, I’m the worst, but I keep trying.

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I admit to being a bit wobbly, but I still get the job done without too many do-overs. Katja has some lovely Dresden designs.

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Somewhere below a whiz but up for a challenge if it’s worth it and these blocks are great!

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Would love to have this book. As for quilt math I’m pretty good and can figure a lot of it in my head.

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I am a math whiz. For some reason I can do it in my head. This ability skipped my kids.

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good at math but it is easy to trip up in quilt math. lol

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When it comes to quilt math, I am the worse.

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I always refer to online charts for help. Whether or not you are good at math, it’s an excellent idea to have a handy reference available. My grandmother made many dresden quilts, even a baby quilt with 4″ flannel hand appliqued plates. Being her favourite design, she would have been amazed by the modern variations on such a classic pattern. I can’t wait to make one of these new designs in memory of my grandma.

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I am the worst. When I decide to change quilt size I usually wind up with a totally different looking pattern.

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I love math so one of the perks of quilting is playing with numbers! I’m a whiz at quilting math!

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Just as with high-school math, I am the worst at quilting math. Fortunately, I married a man that helps me with my quilting math!

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I’m a math wiz. It’s been funny lately, I’m translating everything into quilt math, and forgetting basic stuff, lol.

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I’m not bragging, but I am actually pretty good at math. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t mess up my quilt math sometimes!

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I love Dresden patterns and plan to make one with Liberty of London fabrics. Thank goodness I married a man who is great with math, because I am hopeless! Katja’s new patterns are amazing.

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I think I am across between a whiz and a bit wobbly depending on what I’m working on.

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I’m a little wobbly! I have just started working with dresdens, so this book would be amazing to own. Thanks so much for the opportunity!😘

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I’m all for Katja doing the math for me! A bit wobbly at times

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The worst

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I’m a little wobbly. I have to use my brain……sigh….

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I’m the worst, but I’m a wiz at sewing and would love love love to try my hand at this type of quilting especially with a free book

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A little only, been a long time since math class.

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Sometimes my maths works, but other times I need to make just the odd adjustment or three! I’d love to have the Dresden book though. It really looks inspiring

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I can hold my own.

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A little wobbly…thanks for the giveaway!

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I’m a whiz.

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I’m the worst. At least that how things seem to turn out for me.

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I’m not too bad at Math but my Dad was a whiz…so I tend to doubt my answer…yet I’m a whiz at estimating because I always add more fabric so I can add it to my stash!!

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I Have always been proud of my math skills but when It comes to quilts I’m the worst, especially wedges/circles.

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A whiz most of the time! The math is one of my favorite parts about quilting!

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Math is not my strong point, maybe on a good day I might even get wobbly.

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I’m very wobbly but I love dresdens so much I’m willing to take on the challenge. Lol

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I am not a whiz or am I wobbly , so that leaves me of great need in the math area. I did know all the wonderful blocks you can make. Would really love to win. It would be a challenge, but I could do it.

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A little wobbly

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I’m a whiz, love a math challenge – and love writing quilt patterns.

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I am the worst, but I am always ready to accept this and try to improve and make beautiful quilts for my friends and family not to mention the charity Linus.

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The worst. I cut a deal with me high school math teacher, if I would show up for tests he would pass me with a C.

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A little wobbly, but do a lot of my own quilt designs on graph paper

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I like to try to figure things out but it doesn’t always go so smoothly. There is that level of self satisfaction that is appealing.

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I’m a whizz , which is surprising because I was awful in math in high school!

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I’m definitely a little wobbly. Needs improvement in that field, for sure.

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I’m probably somewhere between little wobbly and worst. Looks like an amazing book.

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A little wobbly here! What a great book!

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I’m a whiz.

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When it comes to quilt math I’m a little wobbly.

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Beyond the basic, 1/2, 1/4 I’m the worst

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I am a little wobbly, just need more practice.

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Somewhere between a little wobbly and the worst.

That’s why I would love to have this book! Thanks for the chance.

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Quilt math ? I am the worst

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I am somewhere inbetween A Little Bit Wobbly and The Worst – but if I am honest it has to be The Worst.

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Oh I"m wobbly on a GOOD day!! I need this book! The blocks are so original and beautiful!

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I’m a bit wobbly. I would love this book so I could make my first Dresden Plate quilt!

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Well, wobbly, but getting better.Work in progress!

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I’m not a whiz, but a little more than wobbly. Katja’s books are all wonderful!

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My quilt class is doing dresdens right now. I want this book. I would love it so much.

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I’m a math whiz – thanks to my engineering education!

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I think I’m a whiz with the math but my sewing skills could be better!

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The worst, hands down!!

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I know some math but geometry was not my best. I struggle to figure out how to piece some blocks. I would much rather hand piece than machine piece and am so wanting to start a dresden block.

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Very good, reliable for the skills I’ve mastered. Willing to work through mishaps when it is my own design (still learning)

Looking forward to new skills with these dresdens!!

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Well, maybe not a whiz, but i’m good with numbers. Once upon a time I owned a quilt shop, and I could figure yardage, etc. with the best of them. I have always been able to look at quilt blocks and figure piece sizes for multiple block sizes. And really, isn’t that the most important math skill of all.

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I am the one in our group who usually does the math

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I fall into the "A little wobbly" category. Over the years it is cemented in my brain that I add 7/8 inch when making half-square triangles and 1 1/4 inch to make quarter-square triangles, but for some reason I can never remember the formula for side and corner setting triangles. Do I multiply for the side triangles and divide for the corner triangle or is it vise versa??? I solve it by keeping a cheat sheet aka index card handy.

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I am the worst! Thank heaven my hubby is a wiz with math, he is invaluable when I need math for a quilt!

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I do pretty well, but never too old to try something different. The book looks like a good one!

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The worst. Oh yeah, it’s bad.

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When it comes to Math – I am THE WORST. That’s what calculators are for!

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Well, I’m a little wobbly so I appreciate that Katja has done all the math for me!

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I am a whiz!! To me it’s basic arithmetic, and I enjoy figuring it out!

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I’m a little wobbly

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A little wobbly but that’s what makes EPP so amazing, I can wobble my way thru it lol!!

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I usually can do the math, but it is not my strong suit. This book looks to be the one I would need to be successful.

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I’m a wiz. Part of what I love is figuring out how to get the effect I want, exactly. I’d love to win her book. I have tried a wee bit of paper piecing and need a kick to play more with it.

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When It comes to math— I am a bit wobbly so I run to my husband the math guru and have him check my math! Otherwise I would be sunk!

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Sadly, my quilt maths is getting more wobbly as I grow older

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I love math so am pretty good at it. Maybe not a whiz but close. Love Dresden plates and will be trying these for sure.

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Grandma taught calculus – and me! Whiz of course. I would love to update a stack of her Dresden Plates I inherited.

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When it comes to math skills, I am a little wobbly.

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A little wobbly

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Dresdens have caught my imagination! I am a little wobbly on quilt math. I am slowly getting better with practice.

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I am SO bad at Math—–THE WORST of the WORST!!!

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I’m in the worst category but over the years my worst has improved. When I began piecing quilts, one of my sisters said you can’t possibly succeed at this. It’s geometry and you failed geometry. Well maybe my high school math teachers didn’t use the right incentive–fabric.

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In a national math exam in high school I scored in the 99th percentile in abstract algebra but in only the 50th percentile in arithmetic. I am great at figuring out how to calculate quilt measurements, e.g., how to enlarge or decrease block sizes, but it takes me several times to get the addition and subtraction done correctly!

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I would have to say I’m in between whiz and wobbly. I get it right and I get it wrong. More right thank goodness.

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I am the worst, but I love these dresdens! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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I wannabe a whiz, but still a little wobbly!

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I’m a whiz!

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I am a little wobbly!

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Quilt math? You have to do math?!

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A little wobbly.

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I’m really bad at measurements. Sometimes "measure twice" is not enough.

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I can do math, but I prefer to work smarter and not harder. I’m wobbly in my desire to do math.

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a wobbly whiz

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Wobbly to worst! I need a calculator by my side!

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I am definitely wobbly and I love dresdens so I will be glad to get this book and have the math done and some very creative dresdens to make!

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Quilt math is no problem for me. The rules of geometry never change. There are never more than 360 degrees in a circle.

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Somewhere between a whiz and a little wobbly! Can’t wait to see the book and the quilt along!

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I can calculate straight pieces if necessary but I hate it

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Somewhere between wobbly and the worst! I love her creativity!

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I am wobbly but willing to take the time to figure it out. Love Geometry! Thank you Katja, for such a beautiful collection of blocks and projects, in this book. Looking forward to your quilt-along.

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My husband was a physics and math major in college. He is my go to for anything math related including triangles of all sizes and making them bigger or smaller…not to mention figuring out how much fabric I need to enlarge a quilt, measuring for borders, etc. What a man!

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Math has never been an issue for me! Consider me a Whiz!!!

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a bit wobbly. I’m usually nervous doing it, check myself 3 times, but its usually ok in the end

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Wobbly at best. Love the preview of these Dresdens! Have always wanted to try my hand at Dresdens but have been a little intimidated to take the plunge.

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Wobbly at best. I can hack if needed, but I prefer at least a starting point (pattern).

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I’m a Whiz. I love quilt math and am pretty good at it. And I love, LOVE, EPP! We travel a lot and my sewing box is always on my lap in the truck and in the camper.

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I’m a little wobbly at math. Did a class on Dresden’s and was such fun making a wall hanging. Ready to take on this adventure!

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I am between a whiz and a little wobbly. I always double check myself. Measure twice cut once.

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I’m a math whiz. I worked at Joanna for 20+ years and used it all day. I’m sure all those numbers and decimals are embedded in my brain.

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I am the worst. Glad to let someone else do the figuring!

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I’m a whiz at quilt math. Comes from having 4 years of university calculus and other math for my science degree (many years ago!) Love the ideas presented in the overview of this book.

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I am not the best at quilt math. I refer to the instructions.

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I love the look of dresdens but have never made one. Maybe the math is why, as I definitely fall in the wobbly category. This book looks amazing.

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The Worst! Period!

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Math, Geometry oh please no, makes me not want to try.

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A little wobbly .. this book is on my wish list .. it looks fabulous ..

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I am a bit wobbly when it comes to one-eighths. I draw a diagram to figure out final measurements and use a calculator just to be sure. I have not made a dresden quilt yet so I would welcome the book!

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I’m a almost a whiz. I’m always modifying my patterns and having to recalculate a lot of things. Thanks!

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I would say "A little wobbly". This book looks fantastic.

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Wobble wobble! But what a beautiful book! I should be so lucky!!!

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I always have to double check every calculation!

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I’m a whiz……but I’m from an engineering background so that helps!

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I’m a little wobbly when it comes to quilt math & detailed quilts, but give me something simple and I’m a whiz. No matter which it is it is a challenge I make a lot of notes.

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I’m somewhere between a whiz and a little wobbly.

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I’m a little wobley. angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

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I’m a little wobbly.

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I would say a I’m a little wobbly.

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Pretty much a whiz. Love the math part of quilting. My friends call me whenever they need help with math. Helps keep my brain active.

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I am the worst. I was never good at math. Love your book.

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Definitely not a whiz — more than a little wobbly —

but I don’t let that slow me down. I just keep sewing

and do especially love the Dresden plate block. The

book would be great for me — many new ideas.

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Mostly wobbly–so I appreciate when the math is already done. Thanks.

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Depending on the day I’m either a whiz or a bit wobbly. The dresdens look amazing.

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Yep, I’m absolutely the worst!…and very intimidated by it. Looking forward to this new book!!

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I’m always calculating for new block sizes and quilt sizes. Math is not generally a problem for me. I love the look of her new book.

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I’m between a whiz and a bit wobbly. It depends what it is. I believe once I’ve done the math a few times in a row I will get it. My problem is finding consecutive weeks to execute the math UM… Quilting, I do get it and see the formulas. Thanks for the chance!

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I am the worst. I make a lot of scrap quilts from bits and pieces, and I stick to simple math for the shapes. No fancy flying geese or HSTs for this gal.

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A bit Wobbly when it comes to quilt math.

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I am a little wobbly.

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I’m a little wobbly, and so thankful for my calculator and the internet when it comes to figuring out things. It’s still hard going from fractions to meters, and I wish all countries were metric.

That new Dresden book looks fantastic. The blocks look so modern and fresh!

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I am the worst! Thanksfully, I have several pals who are quilt math gurus so I can call them anytime!

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I have always been pretty good at math but when it comes to quilting, I am wobbly at best. It’s a case of needing to find my calculator as fast as possible. I have been watching a lady in our Project Linus group trying to finish appliqueing her dresdens and would like to learn to do so myself.

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I am the worst….my brain just freezes and then l am lost.

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Quilt math + me = the worst

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I’m a little wobbly.

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I am probably the worst. I just go by the pattern directions No changes. Love the book.

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I am a math whiz! But I do occasionally make errors….

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I’m a bit wobbly with quilt math but I get it done.

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Most of the time I am a whiz, (I do have a math degree), but sometimes I wobble!

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I tend to be the go to person to figure out the math to make blocks work. Love to win this book as Dresdens are my all time favorite block!

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I do okay with quilt math, but not a whiz. I guess that makes me wobbly. 😉

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I’d have to say wobbly, but since I always buy way more of a fabric than I could possibly need, I don’t get too concerned about not having enough! I love Dresdens and would love to have your book for the unique ideas you have done with them. One of those "why didn’t I think of that?" kind of book for me!

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Oh my goodness, these dresdens are fabulous, beautiful, & unique! I would love to own this book. I rate myself wobbly most of the time. For these dresdens I’m guessing I would be the worst, ha ha!

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I can always use all the help I can get when it comes to Math! So I am the worst – always triple checking and never getting the same answer!

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When it comes to quilt math, I am pretty good, but I welcome any instructions that make it easier!

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I am somewhere between wobbly and worst! I was never a math whiz but quilting has motivated me to

Get better. However, I really appreciate it when the math is done for me!

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I am the worst!

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I’m a math whiz but I love quilt books that include math ‘whiziness’.

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I am the worst

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A little "wobbly" – I can use ALL the help I can get.

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My quilt guild is doing a Dresden Challenge this year! How exciting it would be to use some of Katja’s dresden blocks. I’m fairly wobbly on dresden math but getting somewhat of a handle on degrees & wedges – whew!

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I am a little bit wobbly with my quilt math but more I have a go the better I’m getting. I have done both hand and machine pieced Dresden blocks.

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I’m a little wobbly but I wont give up to get that quilt planned…I’ll google, I’ll scribble, I’ll even fudge a little to get that idea into the perfect quilt for me!

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I’m a whiz! But maybe not as adept as Katja! I liked so many of those blocks as they flashed across the screen. It would be wonderful to be the winner. Thank you for the chance.

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Sorry to say I’m a little wobbly. Thanks for the chance to win a Dresden book, Love It!

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When it comes to quilt math, I’m a little wobbly! I love dresdens and English paper piecing, though!

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I am on the wobbly side of the math spectrum, but these designs look amazing.

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Some of the time I get the math right–like calculating the amount of backing fabric I need–but sometimes I get into real trouble. So glad she has done it all for us. And I love the variety–who knew?!

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I would say I am a little wobbly with the quilt math.

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Pretty wobbly.

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I love math and normally I am pretty good at it. These designs look fabulous and i would have fun doing them.

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I am the worst in geometry so I’m happy the math has been done for me and I can make beautiful dresdens.

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I’m a bit lazy, I can do it but love my computer program to save me the effort. The program does have a few limitations though so I am forced to use my brain sometimes! Then when I do I wonder why I’m so reticent because it usually gives me so much more scope to create something special.

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I’m a little wobbly in quilting math! Love these Dresden patterns!

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I am a little wobbly when it comes to the math part of quilting. I can figure it out but it will take me a long time. I love dresdans and this book would be wonderful to get me started on my first dresdan project.

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I am the worst when it comes to quilt math!! I always cut too much binding for my quilts and you’d think it would be easy!

If my quilt is scrappy though, I’m a genius!! Ha ha!!

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I’m between a little wobbly and the worst in my quilt math. This new book looks wonderful; would love to add it to my library!

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I’m better with the Math part of makeup g a Quilt than I ( sometimes ) at sewing a straight line!😁

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I’m pretty good when it comes to quilt math. Of course, if I get stuck I know some retired math teachers who quilt!

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I’m a little wobbly and try to " figure thrice, cut once".

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Half the time I don’t bother Hehe…but I suppose I’m good when I put my mind to it

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My math skills aren’t as strong as my engineer husband’s, but I generally trust them. Nonetheless, I always appreciate it when the math is done for me!

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I’m a bit wobbly but some how they turn out!

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Wobbly but I can manage what I want to sew. Never made a Dresden but dreaming of it since a long time. This book gives me a good start.

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The worst!!! My math skills are calculator dependent. That’s even if I can remember to add 1/2″ to my measurements. The geometry I get. Just not the + and -.

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I am definitely a math whiz, in fact its the math that attracts me to quilting and keeps me challenged…but if this book makes the math a non-issue, then I’m in!

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A bit wobbly. Thank you Katja for calculating for us….I’ve yet to make a Dresden so I’m forever grateful.

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A little wobbly!

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Definitely wobbly. Katja Marek’s dresden’s are gorgeous!

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A little bit wobbly!

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Definitely wobbly, but getting better with every quilt, I think! This book looks amazing!

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I’d like to say "a little wobbly", but it’s a bit closer to "the worst".

I love the fact for this book all the geometry/math has been done for us. THAT is my kind of book; not to mention I LOVE Dresden’s.

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Definitely a little wobbly…ok probably more than a little wobbly, if I am honest. Probably closer to the worst.

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I would love to have the Dresden Book to do the math. I am without a doubt as the worse when it comes to quilt math. I spend so much time in figuring it all out, when I rather be sewing.

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Wobbly! I’m so looking forward to her book!

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I am somewhere between a whiz and wobbly.

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Like to think I’m a whizz at maths, but if Katja has worked out all the maths it’s fine by me – more time to sew :0) Love how her brain works too.

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Not sure I am a whiz as a struggled a little with calculus but math was one of my favorite subjects.

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I’m a wiz at quilt math. I’m a math teacher and love when my favorite subject and my favorite hobby work together.

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A little wobbly

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Probably close to a whiz since I majored in math….but that was many, many years ago!! 🙂

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I’m a wobbly whiz. Most of the time, no problem. But then, there are days…

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I’m a little wobbly!!

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I claim to be geometry challenged. Sometimes I spend a LONG time trying to figure out the angle or the 45 degree line and the ruler and the proper placement on the fabric. Any math help I can get is wonderful.

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I claim to be geometry challenged. Sometimes I spend a long time figuring which way the angle should go or trying to properly place the 45 degree angle line of the ruler on my fabric to make my design.

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I do okay but I always double check my answers.

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I can usually figure it out on my own but sometimes it takes me a while.

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A little wobbly. I like someone to confirm my math. 🙂

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I’m definitely a little wobbly when it comes to quilt maths but it usually works out fine.

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I have always thought I was terrible at high er math like algebra and geometry. When I had to take Chemistry in order to further my nursing career, algebra became very clear when it left the abstract and became applied. I have thought since then, if geometry had been taught by quilting I would have passed.

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I am the worst.

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Definitely Ms Wobbly with the maths but it mostly works out. I take my time and triple check. If I get it wrong then I start again.

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Definitely wobbly.

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Mostly ok at math EXCEPT curves! Those are the worst! Ir when I am tired. Dresdens are awesome!

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Pretty good, but not a whiz

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I’m somewhere shy of a whiz. I love that quilting is mathematical.

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The worst mathematicaly. I just like to sew together my pieces that someone else has figured out the pattern for.

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The worst mathematicaly. I just like to sew together my pieces that someone else has figured out the pattern for. I love just sewing without working my brain on the math.

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would love to learn making Dresdens

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Wobbbbbby have to ask my 11 year old grandson. He likes to help me and he made his Mom a quilt for Christmas. He was so proud…….We are a team as he says.

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