Well, here is Peacock Love, still those first 15 blocks done.
I thought you might like to see how I get each row organized in preparation for the sewing. When I have a few minutes, like 15 minutes before heading to work each day, I'll select the fabrics for a block, cut then and stick them on the design wall. Then, when I have time this week, I'll make a block or two. At least all the centers are done and placed, now I just have to sew those remaining 15 blocks. Stayed tuned...
Today I completed 4 of the 5 Just Takes 2 red and white blocks from this 2nd half of February unit. There are some "issues" with this group. The basket must be paper-pieced--I figured I'd just piece it but the sizes are odd so, of course, it was 1/4" too small. I took off two pieces, remade them extra large and fixed it. One of the patterns (2nd from the top) had the colors in the wrong place, though the cutting instructions were correct, except for the four little pieces I cut that were not needed. Corrections were posted a few days later but things still slip through. Other bloggers were very upset with the large amount of waste built in--with fabric already at $11/yd or more, we don't want to cut our pieces quite so large, then trim. I'll be checking all the measurements BEFORE I cut any pieces with the next group--they are available March 1. At least, I'm on schedule--the 5th block for this unit has 12 little leaves to applique'--I'll get them finished tonight.
We worked in the yard some this afternoon. Wait a minute! It's tax season--I don't want to work in the yard during tax season! Spring is coming on early this year.
Be sure to check out the other Design Walls at Patchwork Times by Judy L.