The meeting is today, and I’ll be taking the pebble fabrics there to get a few more opinions. Actually if I could find the grey color in the other smaller scale, it would be perfect. I’ve had another idea too. I am considering taking all the blocks apart and adding blue sky sashing between the houses to separate them a bit. I haven’t made that decision to rip more yet, but I am thinking about it! So, for today, I needed to get to block 9, the first block on row 3.
Once again, cutting all the little individual pieces took a while. This time even more so as the print I picked for the house is directional.
I did the marking on the backs of all the designated squares first.
Chain piecing was a bit more involved due to the directional print of the house, so I had to lay them out after each grouping was sewn.
I was really happy that I got all of them right this time! I kept the little black dot on the top of the white fan on every single one.
I got the rows done, and ironed the seams opposing in order to nest the seams.
I carefully pinned the two rows of bowtie blocks and sewed.
And somehow came out with a seriously off seam in the middle. I didn’t get a picture of it, but trust me it was a mess. So, the streak continues, and I ripped it out to resew.
Resewn, looking better. But at this point I am seriously rethinking my choice of print for the house, it may be a bit busy on such a large area.
But, I continued on anyway. Laying out the window sections, I made sure again that the print was correctly arranged.
And here it is. The print doesn’t look all that bad at a distance, I guess.
What do you think?
I just now realized that I need to add the ground strip along the bottom, so I’ll do that before the meeting today. Then block nine will be done. Do you like this print?