Time for a little break and a cup of Edy's Cherry Chocolate Chip ice cream.
Doesn't this look delish?
Believe me, it was.
I'm a little discouraged after making a turkey block tonight that I don't like at all.
Laurie asked me what I was planning to make with all of these time-consuming bird blocks.
Well, I am almost embarrassed to say, "Nothing." That's right. I have no plans for anything. I just felt like trying my hand at making a few and so far I haven't felt like stopping.
I am no expert at paper-piecing. In fact, I only taught myself how last winter when I used my practice heart blocks to make pillows for the deck. I talked about it here.
Now that I know how, I am pretty hooked. I used the technique to make a border for the log cabin quilt I made last year and am quilting now. I have not spent much time quilting it lately, as I am spending all my time on these bird blocks. I find it pretty amazing to get so much detail in a quilt block.
I am sure I will think of something to do with them.
Pilgrim Paper-Pieced Block almost Done - I spent most of today finishing this pilgrim block that I started last week. I purchased the pattern and made the female version last spring. Then I did no...
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