You might remember a couple weeks ago I had said that I cut into some fabric so I could sew the background for my Santa Fe String Star quilt and had a complication. I cut the size the pattern said but it seemed to small.
I’m not blaming the pattern instructions at all. There are LOTS of pieces coming together here and easily my sewing could be off. Also string blocks tend to stretch easily so it’s likely all me.
After I cut into the fabric I originally had I was left with a chunk of fabric that no longer works….so off to the store. I’m trying this piece now.
Part of me is really hesitant. I think I’d prefer a light background. I’ve mentioned that to Hubby and to Kelli and both of them think red. Hmm. I think that’s one of the reasons that this has only gotten this far along and then left to sit….the light background calls to me. Feel free to chime in and let me know what you think. Has anyone seen one with a neutral background?
While I was at the store I also bought some swaddle cloth but that’s already sewn up and out of here. See here’s the happy mommy with the sewn cloth. [Read more...]