|Craftsy BOM - July|
The first Dresden plate was traditional. Of course I messed it up, but I love the way it turned out. I was supposed to use the 4 inch template and didn't realize I had used the 4 1/2 inch until I was trying to put the center of the Dresden plate on and it wasn't big enough. I was going to redo it, but I had used charms from a charm exchange and I loved them. I don't think the BOM police will get me....
Traditional Dresden Plate Block
For the modern version of the Dresden, I hand stitched the wheel onto the background. I hadn't done that for awhile, so it was a
challenge nice change of pace.
|Modern Dresden Wheel Block|
August was star month:
|Craftsy BOM - August|
I'm not a big star fan, but I lived through it. I struggle through points every time....
|Ohio Star Block|
I did this one twice. I hated the colors the first time. I ripped out the outside points and added the lighter aqua color. This is much better that the tan star fabric I started with....
|Double Star Block|
September was Drunkard's Path month:
|Craftsy BOM - September|
The first block was my favorite of this month. I love working with curves.
The next block was Cleopatra's Puzzle Block. I thought it was great, until I took a picture of it. Wow, the bottom is a little wonky. It's amazing what a picture does for my sewing....ugh.
|Cleopatra's Puzzle Block|
October is the month of foundation paper piecing...YEAH!
|Crafsy BOM - October|
The first block was the biggest challenge of the whole year. I printed the patterns, made sure the scale was right, and went to sewing. The block was 13" finished. I went back and measured the templates and found out the scale was for a 12 1/2" FINISHED block, not 12" finished. UUUGGHH. I went on the discussion boards and found out that I wasn't the only one frustrated. I ripped out the four squares and cut them down on the inside so I wouldn't loose my points on the outside. I still love this block.
|Friendship Circle Block|
The hardest thing about the last block was that it was the last block. :^(
|Circle of Geese Block|
There are 20 blocks. You can take a looksy at the others if you want to follow the links below...
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I've been busy sewing and not blogging, but I plan to post a few more finished projects real soon,
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