Thursday, 14 March 2013
English Paper Piecing and Double Irish
I'm still without my sewing machines boo hoo. I miss them like crazy you would not believe how often I have thought up something to sew only to walk into my sewing room only to realise yet again that my machines are not there. It is very frustrating but I am trying to be brave and patient. My big Irish chain quilt has been benefiting from all those extra available hours and I have been making some teeny tiny hexagons as well. Paper piecing did scare me at one point but now I enjoy the slow process. I have chosen some lovely Spring prints in primrose yellow, coral, peach and corn flower blue and am layering them on natural linen. It gives a soft and gentle feel. Now all I need to do is decide what to make with the little panels. I have been thinking lavender pillows, zipper pouches and little coasters. Any suggestions most welcome.