Once the sun slips behind the trees the shadows start to dance across my cutting table. I'm working on more churn dash blocks for the project I started last week.
Cutting up someone else's fabric makes me nervous, even though I know a mistake won't be the end of the world. They toss scraps. I'm determined to use every possible inch. When I first started work on these blocks, I was cutting 4 1/2" strips and 2 1/2" strips.
It wasn't until I started sewing the blocks together that I realized the 4 1/2" strips were all I needed. Four triangles of each color with the Easy Angle, four 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles of each color, and a 4 1/2" square of whichever I was using for the background of that block. I don't think it works evenly with width-of-fabric strips, but most of the fabrics I'm working with won't give me predictable lengths anyway so it doesn't matter.
This post is linked to Quilter's Monday, Main Crush Monday, Monday Making, Moving it Forward, Small Quilts and Doll Quilts