Clams from circles

Remember these Accuquilt circles?

cutting circles

Well, I cut them up even more.  I emailed Accuquilt and asked them to make a clamshell die.  They said they’d consider it.  I didn’t feel like waiting, so I cut the circles into clamshells myself.  Once I got a rhythm going, it went pretty fast.

cut

It’s amazing how much work you can get done while watching tv.  I’ve gotten to the point where if I’m not doing something while I watch, I’ll fall asleep.

painting starch

I painted the edges of the clamshells with starch….

pressing edges

and pressed them over the edge of my heat-resistant template.  Now I have a happy little pile of clams with pressed edges.

pressed

Up next: assembly!

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