From now until Bonnie Hunter’s new book comes out in September you’ll find me right here on Wednesdays sharing my progress on a UFO (unfinished project). My hope is to get some finished so I won’t feel guilty sewing on new projects from her new book. It’s not to late to join in the fun. You can find my first post about it here. You can see my listing of all my Bonnie Hunter UFOs here.
Last week I was working on getting more red square and neutral rectangles sewn together so I could keep progressing with my Texas Braid quilt….This week I started in sewing them on.
UGH. Immediately I was frustrated. I am working on braids that have the dark to the right side now.
Adding on the neutral piece seems completely awkward. Someone had written to me in the comment section that they had trouble with their quilt as they too felt awkward with the construction. UGH. I had all the other braid sewn so I wasn’t going to quilt but I sure didn’t like it.
Then I got thinking…Rather than try to sew it like this….the awkward way,
Sew it like this…. [Read more...]