It's all about "the quilt" right now, in my spare time, at least. On my days off last weekend...it rained! Big surprise for those that know me. I have rotten luck when it comes to good weather on my days off. That's another story for another day. Today's story is about quilting. Well, to be more precise, it's about cutting big pieces of fabric into small pieces of fabric so that it can be sewed into big pieces again. That's what quilters know. Here are some photos to give you an idea what I'm talkin' about.
First I start with six rectangles . These colors are not true but you will notice the fabric alternates light and dark.
Ta Da! A heart magically appears. Then I sew each rectangle back together and every seam is a C.U.R.V.E! I use lots of pins and I don't sew quickly soooooo, it takes me about 45 minutes for each one and there are 36 of them. Each set of six produces a different heart because I drew the template differently each time.
Good thing etiquette allows a year after the wedding to present a gift.
The photos are a little blurry because I cropped them to bring them closer. I'm a quilter, not a photographer.
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