Tuesday, August 10, 2010
blocks for my first ever quilting bee! these are for our first project for do. good stitches. the fabulous rachel organized this round (and, in fact, put together this whole enterprise) and her parameters were that we use red and aqua and that the blocks be non-wonky and non-curvy.
i had a lot of fun making these, especially working with a color combo that i haven't used before (and discovering that i have very little red in my stash). however, i did find that i was more worried about sewing perfectly than i am when sewing for myself. thinking things like, oh no, those corners don't line up perfectly! or crap, that seam got sewn open! this is the first time that any other quilter will be looking closely at and sewing with my work, and it freaks me out just a little.
next month it's my turn to choose the theme and assemble the quilt. i have lots of ideas, but need to finally settle on one. what will it be?!