As I said in the last post, the applique could become quite addictive… and I think I am well on the way 🙂 I decided that the best way I can practice is to make up smaller squares of applique and then use the quilt as you go method from Helen that she uses with Nice People Nice Things. (Which reminds me, yes, I still have to finish that….. hee hee!)
So, I went and got some white homespun and some fat quarters from Spotlight. Came home and cut out some 10″ squares of the homespun and 11″ squares of batting:
Add to that the free pattern on Kellie’s website, and I made a start on the applique pieces. Just tracing, cutting and ironing them down was addictive! I wanted to keep on going! Here are the blocks I have ready to practice on:
I finally decided I’d better stop and make a start on the actual applique. I have a long way to go till I can get it right – I am still way too far from the edge, but that is what all these practice pieces are about.
Tomorrow is my birthday and I am planning on playing all day 🙂 I am going to work on the above blocks, and maybe some borders on Nirvana…. and maybe something new…?! Hmmm, I’ll let you know 🙂
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