After the whirlwind of the last few weeks of summer, I finally have a chance to take a deep breath and show you my finished miniature!
The first one I made was too big. It was 6.5 inches, and I could not get some of the seams to line up correctly, no matter what I did.
I ripped and pressed and pinned and fudged, but to no avail. Those seams were NOT going to match up. Not even close.
So I started over from scratch. This block is for inclusion in a library quilt that will be auctioned for charity, and the only requirement was that it needed to be 5 inches or smaller. This time, I starched the snot out of all my fabrics before I cut the pieces.
I used Bottom Line thread and paper-pieced it. I did rip and re-sew several seams on this block, but I was a lot more successful the second time around!
Here’s a sneak preview of my block next to some of the “library” blocks.
I can’t wait to see the whole quilt when it’s done!