Sunday, January 18, 2009

Eating the Elephant Called Aunt Millie




I started a needle-turn applique class yesterday at Intown Quilts. We will be doing Aunt Millie's Flower Garden by Piece-Of-Cake designs. OMG what have I gotten myself into now? And WHY? Needle turn is my least favorite technique even though I like applique well enough. I worked on block 1 last night and most of the day today. You can see how painfully slow this is going to be for me. I keep repeating to myself: "How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time... and this elephant's name is Millie." The first picture is with the positioning overlay down, and the second picture is with the positioning overlay up. Like I said, this is gonna be a long project for me.

1 comment:

katie said...

Karmen I love the Flower Garden quilt, I never learned turn needle, but you have the right attitude, so you will accomplish your goal.
I love the slideshow, I get to see more of your mom that way.
I would love to have the scarf, how nice of you.
Aunt Katie