Saturday, 29 July 2017

I've got the Blues .....






and some shades of grey.

Yep, I'm still making Ice Cream Soda blocks, this batch takes my finished tally to fourteen.

I seem to be having some trouble getting the centre of the inner star to meet nicely and as neatly as I would like, I think using the Liberty makes it better, due to the finer fabric. I don't really think it is bad enough to unpick them and  as my grandpa used to say " a blind man would be pleased to see it".
The kites and crowns in these blocks have also been glue basted , still not sure if I'm a convert , but definitely quicker than thread basting.  I have another two blocks prepped and ready to sew up.

Have a great weekend .

7 comments:

  1. #4 is my favorite!!
    Have you read the book Bear Town by Fredrick Backman?

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  2. Oh l-o-v-e the first one, how you fussy cut those little flowery circles! Glue stick is soooooo much faster for sure!

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  3. They all look lovely Julie! My saying is "if you can't see it from your horse riding by...!" Have you taken the papers out yet? I always find they relax a bit then.

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  4. You have used lovely fabrics in these blocks, great fussy cutting again.

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  5. What fantastic pieces! I can only imagine what they would look like all together.

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