I feel less guilty about that 90 minutes if I work on quilting. I've found it's the perfect time to prep, baste, mark or any other activity that may not require my full attention.
2 Blocks Completed! That is 138 stuffed berries, just saying.
A few things I do to prep a block:
1. I press the half block lines with the iron, both ways.
2. I mark registration lines to help line up any templates.
On this block it's 2" from each edge for the wreath
3. I really try to get as much basted and prepped at one time
so I can sit enjoy the stitching.
4. I sew baste the pieces, it's fast and no pins to catch on.
(I try to use matching thread so I can admire my work as I
Thanks to everyone who has been posting their progress!
I've added a J for Jubilee favicon to our blog just for fun.