I finished slicing this afternoon. Some of the charity quilts will be basic 4" finished squares, some bricks and I plan some stars to practice my flying geese accuracy. Then I'll tackle the tactile quilts.
I have always felt that small quilts are somehow 'cheating' but after making the baby quilt I can now see how they are useful for practice.
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I have to admit to a small misdemeanor with regard to my new years resolution: I was buying thread from
and they have started selling fabric.
I only bought 1 metre in the sale-the one I really wanted for making the crossbars in my planned churn dash quilt was out of stock, or it would have been 4 metres!
The triangles for this will be leftover greens and greys that are already sewn up for moth in the window and the big green one.
Yet ANOTHER project! But I am using up orphan blocks, so I guess that's OK.....
I really don't know why this block appeals to me so much-when I make this quilt it will be for me! I think I need a striped fabric for the bars, a strong look.
I have a huge box of crumbs and strips left over from the latest round of slashing.
I have an idea to use the crumbs in a raw edge way for one of the tactile quilts that I will wash to create texture before I send it off.