My third beginning quilting class is this Friday (10/27). Yes, I have had SIX weeks to get this second block done. And, yes, I waited until the last minute!! But, I mean, SIX weeks in between classes? It would be hard for the most industrious of students to maintain momentum in that situation. Wouldn't it?
So, here are the pieces all cut & positioned for my "shoo-fly" block:
Here they are all sewn together:
I think there's been a bit of improvement. This time, my square *almost* fits perfectly in the graph paper template thing.
Just take a look at the corners on this puppy (below). LOOK at those corners. And, with TRIANGLES no less. I'm pretty happy - the corners match up much better than the first block. I think that I put to good use the iron+sizing spray=genius fudging techniques the teacher showed us in class.
I am now ready to show up on Friday - quilt block in hand. Two blocks down, four more to go. I guess that means one per week. No more of that "6 weeks between classes" business. Time to put one stitch in front of the other & not to look too far ahead. Far ahead, like, at the huuuuge pile of quilt pieces sent by family and friends. The one that stares right back at me with its non-matching, infinitely patterned...I-have-no-idea-what-you're-thinking sneer.