Mapping my creative journey and recording the discoveries made en-route.
Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Back to some traditional piecing......
It's been a while since I've last worked on some traditional piecing. I was given a charm pack and a couple of matching fat quarters and I've managed to squeeze two quilts from it.
Simple piecing is a joy, just stitching almost with the brain in free fall, as the design is already decided! I'm going to combine simple machine quilting with some hand embroidery to echo some of the images in the printed fabric.
Dropped blocks, give me plenty of space to enjoy hand embroidery.
Here I have used the charm pack and bordered each square with strips from the fat quaters and set each block at an angle.