Sunday, 25 February 2018

Falling behind

The past week I had fallen behind with the 365 Challenge blocks, I told myself that it didn't really matter as I was still working on the 365 Challenge because I was making the centre block and the borders that surround it.

Even though the blocks are small (3½") some of them take longer to make than others :(
The bottom left was one that took a little too long, which meant it was a pleasure to make the two right hand side blocks, they were done in less than 30 minutes.
Now that I am up to date with the 365 Challenge I need to have a bit of a tidy up, all those small pieces of fabric tend to pile up and make a bit of a mess.  I have been keeping the larger pieces of fabric folded on a tray and the small ones in that red basket, but I think a different system might be required for the smaller pieces.

I think I will try clipping the same fabrics together, then put them on a tray.  My usual method of finding the right scrap is to tip the basket on the floor and scrabble through looking for the right sized piece, if they are clipped together it should make it a bit easier and there will be no threads to vacuum up.


  1. 3 1/2 " blocks ARE small!! Your medallion is looking great Pip! Scraps are very hard to contain, aren't they? I don't think there's an easy way to tame them!

  2. Well done on keeping up. Are you paper foundation piecing? Yes, its very hard keeping all those scraps in some sort of order!

  3. The blues and greens look lovely together, Pip. Such serene colours! Meg:)

    1. Thanks Meg, it seems to be working out quite nicely so far.


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