Tuesday, October 13, 2015
I've been looking for my mojo this past week. This year has had alot of quilting roadblocks & I need a jump start. My longarm was down for 6 months due to stupid human error & then health delays. I did a few tops in the winter but all I've done since summer is try to put together a paper pieced star for a Quilt of Valor. Every piece was touched 5 or 6 times. I finished it last Saturday with at least 15-20 hours struggling with it. & it sure was not the quality I worked so hard to get. So I went back to watch the Carol Doak craftsy class on foundation paper piecing & found I was doing 1 step totally wrong. I could not line up 1 single piece the way I was doing it. So decided to make a second block to get the process embedded in my brain & it took only 6 hrs. This will get faster as I practice but Im grateful to learn how to do it right.
Here's a link to the first block