It’s been a busy week with a bit of success in the dresden plate department. I was able to use some of the (much needed and appreciated) advice that readers graciously left me in the comments last week to find a way to correct my problem with the blocks.
I used a circle of Wonder Under fusible interfacing to affix the blocks to the background fabric. This left the points at the end of each blade free for hand applique, while eliminating the shifting problem. It worked beautifully and I had four completed in the time it took to watch a Netflix movie.
Limited progress on the ornaments, though. It’s harder to stitch them (without actually catching the back layer with the needle) than I thought, so I may have to rethink what I am doing with them. But, they will get finished, one way or another.
I did a tiny bit of hand sewing with friends while working on some other Christmas gifts, but nothing that I can really share right now.
What have YOU been stitching this Sunday?
Till next time,
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