I had hoped to be finished with the block by now, but I keep getting pulled away to do other things. Oh, and let's not mention the mistakes..... I had two sections of the second side pieced, but I sewed the wrong fabric in one area of the second section and so I had to discard it. Moral: don't sew when you're tired--which I knew already, but keep ignoring. Since I have to remake that part, I'm going to make it in multiple sections as I found another piecing order issue. I expect I'll find more for this reason: in paper piecing, the pattern has to be reversed for sewing in order to get the block to be as pictured when finished. I didn't consider that when I was numbering the sections.
Maybe I can distract you with this breaking news story about the Denali Coven from Summit?
As mentioned, I'm not totally sold on my fabric choices. I've been searching for alternatives. The Cotton Club has a set of complexion fabrics that I've been thinking about ordering to try for this project and any others that would require skin fabrics. I'm not going to, though, until I finish this block. Who knows?! This block may be a huge disappointment.... I keep telling myself that there is always an applique version to try.
I've also been surfing to get inspired for more Eclipse Quilt blocks. I'm in awe of an artist, kara-lija, and would like to convert one of her Jasper works into a block for Jasper's Story.
sum day - me: *you really need to get started on those crayon wallets.* myself: yeah, i'll get to them. me: *when?* myself: someday. me: *there are seven days in a wee...
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