What's Under My Needle?
Sometimes I just want to sew. I upsized some Dogtooth borders for foundation piecing and got to work using some 2-1/2" strips of Kaffe Fassett fabrics that I had on hand. What are my plans? I really don't know. Who says I have to have a plan? Foundation Pieced Dogtooth strips What size are they? 4" wide and about 12" long (finished). Dogtooth strip before trimming And can we see the front? Trimmed. Can you see those 1/4" seam allowances? Then I had a thought to add these to my Pickle Dish quilt center. This is a new class I am teaching and is based on a pattern from American Patchwork & Quilting (yes, I asked permission). I tweaked the pattern in so many ways so that it is teachable and for my students to be able to stitch it. Here are my steps: Three of the fabrics I always make a cutting template for odd shaped patches, rather than use squares or rectangles, which can result in a LOT of fabric waste. Cutting Template These a