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Glad your fix for the Inner Cube was easy and that you noticed it before it was quilted.
Rounded edges on your Dilly Flowers- Are they appliqued to the background hexagon? Just trying to figure out how it was constructed.
Sadly, I haven't worked on anything for about 3 weeks. Hopefully I can get in my sewing room soon and figure out if the elves did any work while I was unavailable.
Re: Dillyflower: yup, I appliqued the flower onto the background.
The flower petals are a hexagon merged with a half circle. A standard hexagon is stitched into the middle.
The designer created the background piece with a concave edge that matched the curve of the flower. However, I decided that I didn't want to do that. Instead, I redrew the background piece to eliminate the concave curve (I drew a line straight across the bottom of the curve, creating a trapezoid shape). I machine stitched the background pieces into a ring and applique the flower on top, aligning the seamlines of the flower and the background.
thank goodness you found them before quilting.
The last few days I've been making up some I spy kits while waiting to head to town for batting. Tomorrow I go to Waco to move daughter to a smaller (and cheaper) apartment. Next door. But down stairs then back up again. sigh. I do love her. Anyway, I decided I felt like piecing tonight so I started on this pattern that I saw on FB by Quilting Mama (you may remember she spoke at the AZ retreat a few years ago). She calls the pattern Star Blossom & sells kits of VERY Scrappy fabrics (her passion is scrappy and bright). But I wanted to try it with novelties (since that is what I have most of). At first I wasn't sure about all the different colors. But now that I've got several blocks on the wall, I'm liking it quite a bit.
Here is a screen shot of her kit which shows how the blocks are constructed.
Cute, cute, cute! Another inspiration!
Liking those dilly flowers!
Glad you found those out of place stars before you quilted
Oh... really like how it's turning out!
Wow, that's great! That's how I'd like a kit. Many come really as hunks of fabric, when they say "precut kit" :(
Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3) said:
She calls the pattern Star Blossom & sells kits of VERY Scrappy fabrics
I just contacted her and she's out and doesn't expect to have more. So sad. I really wanted one