I quilted my first Olaf Panel back in December, so this is my second one. It has gone quicker than the first just because I didn’t have to make any quilting design decisions. Much of the design originally came from Leah Day. Continue reading
This was so much fun – it makes me Happy Happy! The small circles applique was challenging. I haven’t done much applique in the past, so I definitely needed to use a tutorial from Michelle at Buttontree Lane to find out how to do this. I wanted to turn the fabric then use the machine to applique the pieces in place since I wanted the stitching to show on both sides of the quilt. Continue reading
Cheering for Joy! The Splendid Sampler Block 3 – Lots of Love turned out to be a very challenging block, especially the piecing! But, it was well worth the effort. Love the way my block turned out.
This is one of the most challenging blocks I have pieced. I love how it turned out! I didn’t mark any of the lines of sewing as described in the instructions for this block. Continue reading
I followed through on my plan:
Oh my! This block uses some very tiny pieces. I did get it completed, but it was tedious. Even with the seams pressed open, the block is going to be more difficult to quilt.
Time to quilt Block 1 – Hearts Aflutter! I made minimal markings only in the border areas since I plan on using the same design in the borders of all the blocks for consistency. I marked dots at 1 inch intervals around the outside edge. On the inside border I marked dots at 1 inch intervals beginning 1/2 inch in from the corners.