My apologies for the long absence...the beginning of the school year for this teacher has been extra hectic, but here's what I was able to do today for quilting!
"No" cutting corners here - LOL!
October's block chronicles the life of Lucy Webb Hayes
1 1/8" finished Half Square Triangles (HST) are required, so I printed them out from
Properly printed Triangulations grid will measure 6"x10"
HST 1 1/8" finished size
page yields 30 half square triangles
Do you see THAT name in my day planner?!?
Yes, how exciting!
I am going to spend two hours listening to Nancy Zieman's tips on Nov. 10th right here in my hometown!
I printed on regular computer paper and used a brand-new 90/14 quilting needle.
I set the tension down to 1.0 and used a stitch length of 1.0
The teeny, tiny stitches made the paper fall right off!
Begin sewing on the dashed lines, then
cut on the straight lines.
Wow, these are tiny. The smallest I've ever made before.
How's your CWC coming along?
How did you choose to do your 1 1/8" finished HSTs?
Are you doing the next one?
Want-to-be Quilters be sure to stop by Stash Manicure each Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Current Quilters each Tuesday and Thursday
Only one month left to win!
All the Best,