|I chose these fabrics for my block, 1 cream for the background and|
3 coordinating fabrics.
|I printed up the pattern on my computer printer...|
|I find it easier to do foundation piecing (paper piecing) when I work with fabric strips.|
|Here I have one of the sections cut out ready to do my paper piecing.|
I work one pattern page at a time so that I don't get them mixed up.
I find it easier for fabric placement if I write the colors in each of the
|One of the foundation pieces in the pattern for this block needs to|
be cut out and taped together since it didn't fit on the pattern sheet.
|Here it is all ready to go!|
|See how I am lining up the fabric, right sides together on the back of the foundation piece?|
|Sew on the line....|
|Finger pressed, I like to use pins too to make sure the|
fabric doesn't shift.
|If you look really close you can see where my sewing line is...|
|Sewing sections together...|
|This section is done!|
|Here's another section.... I have left all of the foundation|
paper in place. When the block is done... then sew an 1/8 inch
stay stitching all around the outer edge before you remove
|The block is all ready to be pieced together...|
|Jumping Jack Blossom|
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