My second "Trip Around the Rainbow With Jane" block.
TATRWJ - Row 5, Block 8
Completed on Jan. 25, 2010 (21pcs)
TATRWJ - 2 Blocks, 0 Triangles, 0 Corners, 34 Pieces
I used the same method that I used in the 1st block to piece this one. I appliqued the melons to the center piece.
Then I paper-pieced the ring.
Next I basted the inner "circle" inside the seam allowance and tightened the thread a bit to pull the seam allowances under the edge of the freezer paper.
Then I pressed it well, and appliqued it to the ring. Then I sewed on the outer pieces.
I'm hoping my applique skills improve as I practice more, but it's definitely a "keeper".
Back to work! - After a long hiatus, my original Baby Jane went back under the quilting machine yesterday. I'm hoping to work on her a little each day. I've been a little ...
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