Random Sampler QAL Blocks and More Pickle Dish Progress
I always seem to get behind with my Random Sampler QAL blocks. They're so easy that when I do finally get to them, I'm left kind of scratching my head and wondering why I keep putting them off all the time?
Random Sampler QAL blocks
I'm not happy with the heart block at all, just so you know. Somehow I managed to pin it well enough to get it all sewed together, but there's some stretching that makes it looks terrible. I do see that and yes, I may have to redo it, but for now I'm calling it good. Mostly because it's done and that relieves my slacker guilt. We'll work on the perfectionist guilt later.*wink
2 more Pickle Dish sets
Last week I got a lot of encouragement to keep on 'keeping on' with the Pickle Dish quilt. I am taking the very good advice to move the iron closer to my sewing station at least while I'm foundation piecing. Chain piecing kind of spoils you to doing the ironing in big chunks and that is pretty tough to do with foundation piecing. Also, there was a comment with a very interesting link about foundation piecing if anyone wants to pursue that. All of my fan pieces have been generously pre-cut for this particular project so for right now I think it's just a mental block in my very stubborn mind.
7 completed Pickle Dish sets out of (I think) a total of 48
I piled up all of the completed Pickle Dish melons I have completed so far. Then I admired them for a few minutes before snapping this picture in hopes that recorded progress would help increase motivation. Now I'm thinking that maybe it's time to dig up the money to buy the background fabric and maybe incorporate that into the process too?