Leanne, at www.quiltmekiwi.blogspot.com !!!!! Congratulations Leanne, and send me your mailing address and I will send you these lovely threads. I do hope you enjoy the YLI #8 Pearl Cotton threads as much as I have.
I have been working this week on my snail trail border for my Doh-si-Doh quilt. These little 3" blocks are quite a challenge and I had to come up with some organizational ideas to keep me straight. Soon I will show my paper piecing process, but first I would like to share how I got organized to make the blocks.
Next was setting up the layout of the block. I kept getting my pieces in the wrong order, so I printed out the block on cardstock, and labeled my fabric A and B. A blank meant background. Since this is a border, I just needed the two colors.
I sew these blocks in sets of two, a top block an a bottom block. This is the card for the Top, and the bottom card is similar. These cards are my life line in piecing the blocks, which get very confusing with all the twists and turns. Anyone of you who have ever done a snail's trail block know what I mean.
Well that is all for now, more to follow on the paper piecing process. Hope this gave you all some ideas on how to organize your piecing process.
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