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Starting on a Mini Dresden Rainbow Project   General Discussion

Started Sep-14 by judyinohio; 843 views.
Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

Sep-14

oh!  oh!  I *saw* that pattern on one of my FB quilting sites!   I not only thought of you (because of the color wheel aspect) but also, as I think I remember (don't hold me to that these days) the poster was saying this would be a perfect pattern for English Paper Piecing!  And given the picture, I believe any competent quilter could make it any size they wanted.

And speaking of size!  Holy moley ... 16"x21"  yeah, you're definitely not making a large quilt!  LOL!  As you have surmised, smaller quilts have their own challenges.  :-)

It's going to be absolutely gorgeous when you're done!

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Sep-14

Any competent quilter, eh?

I do believe that's a challenge.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Sep-14

If there's anything I like it is encouragement from a friend ....

In reply toRe: msg 7
judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Sep-14

Here's proof of enough tracing and trimming for one day. My right thumb is tingling, a reminder of why I do not do English paper piecing.

However, the jumble of trimmings does show that Berry Birdy packs a delightful assortment of ditsy prints in her kits.

A glance at the clock tells me it is time to work on dinner.

MelRN

From: MelRN

Sep-16

Looking good! Take a break :D 

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

Sep-16

do you have a point turner tool? one of my friends bought one of these at Road a couple of years ago...it makes really pointy points...

https://www.qualitysewing.com/oesd-expert-point-press-tool.html  - I have not ordered from this shop...you probably can find this tool at whatever shop you usually buy from

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Sep-16

Oh, my, that is a divine looking tool!  Do not have one of those.

I generally use the eye end of a crewel needle that has the pointy end in a rubber thingamabob.

viola (sissly4)

From: viola (sissly4)

Sep-17

Suz my turning point is a wooded one not metel.I use it when I am making dresses and purses

MelRN

From: MelRN

Sep-17

That's cool! I use a knitting needle picked up from the table at retreat one year :D 

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