Welcome to tales of my stitching life, home, family and friends.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The Dice Rolls 1

Monday was a public holiday so there was no “rolling the dice” on my usual day.  So it’s no surprise that we were away for the weekend in our caravan, enjoying the cool winter sunshine, and catching up with our caravan club friends.  But now we are home again, I’m a little late this week to finally roll the dice to see which number comes up.  It’s number 1, my Animal ABC quilt, so that’s what I’ll be sewing this week.  So what stage did I leave this project in last time I worked on it?

Animals A to O

That’s right, I had assembled the top three rows, so that was a good start.  So there was more cutting sashing strips that needed to be done, and then I sashed the last couple of rows together.

Animals P to Y

One more seam, followed by some pressing under the iron, and the project now looks like this.  It’s coming along well, if I do say so myself.


But what happened to the letter Z, you may be wondering.  I wasn’t quite happy with what I had done,  so got my unpicker out to pull it to pieces.   You will have to be patient and wait till next time to see what I’ve planned for Z.


Nancy J said...

And will you do another whole row starting with Z? It looks wonderful.

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

I too love the monarchy and history of...my sister did her undergrad work in history and the Tudor period. I find it all fascinating.
Your animal quilt is wonderful and so perfectly squared up...something I admire. Smile

Tired Teacher said...

It's lovely - the sashing fabric's color pulls it all together.

Carole @ From My Carolina Home said...

That is really cute, someone is going to love it.