Friday, August 30, 2013
One of the delights I saw when in Alaska was the sea otter. I found a pattern of one using fusible appliqué and finally got it together late last night. What a chore! There were pieces the size of a clipped fingernail and all those points were hardly a joy to cut out. It was also very difficult to place the pieces because the pattern had large outline lines that often crossed over each other so I couldn't tell where the pieces stopped and started. But, now it's done and waiting for the quilting. I will stitch the pieces down freehand as I quilt. I've never done this before but have been told it works well. I guess we'll see. I'm trying to be optimistic. This quilt brings back so many lovely memories. Next in line will be the pattern I got for Puffins.
Posted by fiberobsession at 8:18 AM
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Cute! all those little itty-bitty finicky pieces were worth it - he's such a wonderful character!ReplyDelete
Looks downright cuddly. I don't envy you the tiny pointy pieces though.ReplyDelete
This s beautiful! What a great memory quilt.ReplyDelete