The trouble with this time of year is that all the most interesting stuff I'm working on is stuff I can't write about since it's all top secret type gifty goodies.
Thank goodness for Allietare, or I wouldn't have anything to talk about at all...
This week's clue involved sewing strips and cutting them
and sewing again into little 4-patches.
I didn't finish a lot of units, but I got a start on cutting strips, and sewing and cutting the 2-patches.
To ensure a lot of variety, I've been cutting the strips into 6" lengths, sewing a gold to a neutral, then cutting into 3 2" duos. In the interest of efficiency, I tried leaving the gold strip intact, but sewing 6" lengths of neutrals to it end to end. Efficient, but I'd sometimes end up with unequal lengths.
No worries, though. That last little fella just got trimmed to 1.5" wide,
then got folded along the seam, and trimmed again to make a finished 1.5" 2-patch unit.
It will go straight into my Leader/ender project pile. No waste!
Oh, you noticed my finger a couple of pictures back? Yeah. I was trimming a thread with my hideously sharp fabric shears and snipped right into my finger.
And being a quilter, my first thought was "Oh, no! My good fabric shears! Cutting not fabric! Bad! Dulls them!! Oh, no!"
Not, you'll notice "Oh, no! I've slashed my finger open and must now seek a bandaid! Oh, no!"
It's all about the priorities.
I'll be linking to Oh, Scrap! because scrap quilting is the best quilting. With or without bandaids...
And since there's Allietare action, I'll link with Bonnie's Monday linky party, too.