Late last night I finished sewing the four pieced borders:
This is how I pressed it... with seams twirled inside the blocks, and s.a. pressed open block-2-block:
Yesterday was the meeting of our Tuesday Friendship Group. Many of the gals in this group are now making various versions of the Spider block. This is Joy's block... what a cutie with the Pink ric-rack in the wedges:
Here is how Joy lined up the rickrack for sewing:
Deb sewing a triangle piece. A finished triangle sits on her machine:
Rosemary made TWO kinds of string blocks. . . Amish Shadows, and diagonal stripping:
Rosemary's layout for her batik blocks:
Our ever-smiling Renee', shows another version of stripping:
This is the pattern she drew [Renee is also a great teacher!]:
And some of Renee's blocks-in-progress:
An iron beside the sewing machine is a handy help with this kind of strip piecing:
Some 'lost' blocks found in Deb's Grandma's attic. . . trust me, Deb will do something wonderful with these rescued beauties:
Well, now that I've exhausted your eyes with 13 photos, I'll close for now. . .
Thank you for stopping by and I hope where ever you are that you have time and the inclination to create something that makes you happy.