Tuesday, 28 July 2009

1950s comes around again...

Everything comes around again... and I am back into my 1950s quilt. I have trimmed down all the blocks, and I am adding borders. My next task is to work out what size to cut the fabric to go between the blocks.

The flower ruching on the Baltimore blocks is very time consuming. It takes me 2 hours to hand-ruche one flower, then it needs to be tacked on, then appliqued onto the background. There are 4 flowers on the block. I will keep it as evening handwork. I should have known there would be a catch to finishing the leaves and vase so quickly!!
I am keeping on track... and feeling good!!

1 comment:

Janet said...

What adorable blocks. I had no idea the ruching could be so time consuming. The block will be beautiful though