Saturday, February 20, 2016

SCRAPY SATURDAY--

Well--I was off to a good start???
Got the little pink and brown star from last week
into rehab and got it cured--
see all the fabric now goes to the edge to of the block--


The I worked on the 2 blue/purple stars to catch up for January--
only--
to discover that for what ever reason the top piece and the bottom pieces don't work together--
these are done with thin tissue paper foundation pieces and it seems that I did the top pieces with the numbered side of the tissue correctly, but for what ever  reason worked the bottom pieces from the wrong side of the tissue paper--grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr??????
so this story will have to continue--

I did get the 2nd block of the Splendid Sampler done--
and I have purple butterflies--
and I remade the first one--
like this one much better--
remember this is the first one I did--
think I will send this one to Anne for one of her quilts!!!

And I got another basket block done--
and added a little something extra to it--

and I have wanted to do this pattern for ever--
and so I finally did--
have lots ready to stitch up now--

More news on the birthday post hopefully tomorrow--
in the mean time--
happy stitching--
love and laughter, di







8 comments:

  1. Oh My! What is the pattern for those wee baskets? I've always wanted to make those baskets. Sorry about your stars. Fortunately you have an excellent rehab department. I decided to join the Splendid Sampler, so I need to get started. And I haven't made any brown blocks for RSC yet this month. I better get off this computer and get busy!!!!!

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  2. You have been so busy! You have some great blocks here!

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  3. I've learned with the paper piecing that you have to be awake, aware and double check everything twice before you start a block. It's so easy to forget to turn either the paper or the fabric. Lots of pretty scrappy blocks.

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  4. I am not a fan of PP sew good luck with yours Di..
    Such pretty basket blocks...
    Lovely SS blocks and I like both your first ones...

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  5. Now that is how my stars would turn out ..... The butterflies are pretty and the baskets, too. I admire how much you manage to get done!
    Hugs

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  6. You're getting lots of practise at that foundation paper piecing - but the stars are going to be great, hope you can keep at them :-) Good work with your SS - I haven't even started yet and here you are doing replacement blocks already! Cute baskets too - wow you've been really busy!

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  7. All your blocks are so cute, love the butterflies, and the stars are perfect for RSC. I love using tissue paper too and have made this same mistake when I had not marked the top side. At least it is an easy fix!!

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  8. Those blocks are wonderful, love the large basket where you add something. Great idea !

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