Project Introduction here
Part 1 (supplies) here.
Part 2 here.
Part 3 here.
Today’s will be a short post. I had grand plans of showing off everyone’s progress, but I forgot both my camera and my phone with it’s camera.
Here’s my own progress though:
And DianeY’s progress (since she’s following along online and emailed me her photo). Check out those cute little pineapples in the center of each block:
The rest of the class has a wonderful variety — Kathleen’s has a beachy feel, Katie’s is bold and jewel toned, Deb’s reminds me of a hula festival, and Jason’s is a quilt version of a Kahala or Reyn Spooner shirt.
A couple of tips we discovered along the way:
• when trimming up for the next round, look for the line where your stitching converges in a corner or almost-corner.
• if your fabrics are bunching up when you start sewing, use a longer strip that extends beyond the feed dogs.
• Jason, Katie and Deb like to work each round by sewing fabrics on opposite sides. Kathleen prefers to work each round clockwise.
• paper piecing is for people who can’t sew straight!
Next week we’ll have more to show — I promise!