An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
At the end of last month's craft group meeting, we were given a list of fabric pieces to cut out, ranging from six squares 4 cm by 4 cm to two rectangles 38 cm by 4 cm. Of course it's been on the bottom of my to-do list ever since. Of course it took much longer to achieve than I bargained for. But I did manage to get it all done before yesterday's meeting, including stitching applique leaves to 12 of the squares. We were given a heart pattern, but that wasn't obligatory, so I used a leaf shape instead.
The fabric pieces need to be put together in a precise order, which is what we learnt at the meeting. We took along our sewing machines and chatted as we sewed:
Though in this picture we all seem to be concentrating rather than chatting! There wasn't time to join all those bits, but I have the instructions to finish at home. This is my progress so far: