Monday, July 30, 2018

A Box of Pieces!

 I managed to cut ALL the pieces to make the newest quilt, Starry Splendor.
I had a nice system going after a bit-a dozen FQ's met their match!
Has anyone used the new Frixion pens while quilting?
The many diagonal lines needed to stitch the flying geese segments
are drawn with this pen; 
as I iron the finished section, the pen lines disappear.
The pens also draw nicely without scooching the fabric under the straight edge.
I am going to set out all the pieces on the design wall so when I have a few minutes ,
I will be able to grab a block and piece it bit by bit!  
The colors need to be all set out so I don't end up 
with some combinations that are not pleasing! 
 It's better to plan ahead so there are no negative surprises!
As usual, I prefer a bit of organized chaos!

8 comments:

  1. I think I've got that kit around here somewhere. I am such a sucker for star quilts. I just am really terrible at making them happen.

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  2. I've never heard of the Frixion pens. No scooching fabric is definitely a nice feature. That block design is nice and will make a gorgeous quilt.

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  3. I!Love! How! Excited! You! Are! Me! Too!

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  4. I am hoping to add a design wall now that I have removed a TV cabinet from my sewing space. But then again, I could use that wall for more display space. What to do. Love the new pattern, will be interesting to watch it's progress!

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  5. You are so organized! This is definitely going to be nothing but victory in the design and assemble department. :)

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  6. I use the frixion pens all the time. They are made to erase when heat hits them. You can throw you fabric in the freezer and the lines will come back. I use it a lot for embroidery work. It goes on so easy and when your u are finished just iron it and its gone.

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  7. That’s quite an accomplishment! Something about a project-box waiting for you is so pleasing!

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