Sunday, June 23, 2013

Mod Bee 3 June Block for Kimberly - Dutch Rose

I am relieved to see I was not the only one who struggled with this block. I almost had to ask for replacement fabric from the QB too, and since they're vintage sheets I didn't even know if it was possible! Luckily my cutting errors were salvageable... at first I cut the wrong print for the center, but then luckily it turned out that I had to cut that fabric to the same size as the center piece anyway. BIG "phew" moment there.
Then as I was squaring up a green 5" piece to cut 2 1/2" squares from (to make the HSTs), I accidentally cut one side to 4 3/4"... d'oh!! I was able to fudge the 4 less-than-perfect HSTs in the block, and hopefully Kim will be able to fudge the 4 corresponding mini ones for her sawtooth border. ;)
I couldn't find a good spot in my apartment to photograph this but liked how it looked in the window!
Here's a "normal" picture of it...
Leftover mini-HSTs for sawtooth border as requested

2 comments:

  1. It looks smashing and I'm so glad I'm not the only one who slipped up on the cutting! :)

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