Saturday, January 26, 2013

A New Project

I have to say that this British Union Jack Flag quilt project is turning out to be a bit of a challenge.  This is the first block of 15, done in non traditional colors. I am using black prints in place of the normally blue, and tans and beiges in place of white.
I will be doing one in blue, red, and white traditional colors with just 12 blocks too.  Both have homes waiting for them.

Before I finished this first block I ended up un-sewing several strips a couple times and actually had to toss the first four diagonal corners and remake them.  It pays to read the directions really well before beginning a project!  I finally managed to finish this first block, and also have another done too.  The second block went a bit better, only had to un-sewing a couple strips once.  I think I finally have it down!      

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