The cream fabric which I made a hash of cutting yesterday was supposed to be 6" wide in order to be starched and cut into 6" squares, then into triangles.
Because I am also using the cream fabric for the skinny stop border, and I had already decided to make this as a 2" finished border (rather than Sue's suggested 1" finished) this reather neatly means that my 5" wide mistake strip will come in very handy for when I'm cutting 2 1/2 " strips. Hurrah!
This evening I have VERY CAREFULLY sewn the triangles onto the nine patch blocks...
...and now I have the nerve-racking job of trimming the blocks to square them up.
But not this evening - my hour and a half concentration period is more than up, and I'll need to come at this one fresh!
A Long Due Post - I'm enjoying making the blocks for the Civil War sampler quilt, Rest and Refreshing, that Piecing the Past is offering. These are my blocks so far. The ...
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