I thought to make the nine patch more interesting I might not make the pattern I showed the other day – LOL – mainly due to a mistake on my part I made the blocks too big! should have been much smaller – after looking at the pattern a little more I see there is a plain square in between the blocks – these blocks are 8.5 finished so too big to really do as the pattern shows.
The Nine Patch
The Nine Patch a little different – cut each finished nine patch in quarters and put back together – these are just folded to show what I mean. A little more interesting! I might do it this way – not positive but thinking on it. Well decide after I make more of them. Is there a name for this? “slice and dice”? “stack and whack” I don’t remember the name. EDITED: @ 7:38 AM (Susan mentioned in the comments that she thought it was a disappearing nine patch and I checked and that is what it is – this version just looks different because of all the white squares in mine, a lot that I saw on line use nine different colors for their squares)
A couple more flowers ready to stitch and embroider the Postage Stamp border.
Sometimes it is hard to quite capture the texture and stitches due to lighting – this is the second wheel on Wagons West.
This is the first one with a few more lines of quilting in the swirls.
I didn’t have time to do much in the sewing room yesterday we spent half the day in Little Rock for my check up with the eye surgeon – the eye is healed but the cataract grew faster than he thought it would – he had said I would probably need cataract surgery in a couple years now it looks like by the end of this year – next appointment half way though August well find out more then. (after the type of surgery I had if you have not already had cataract surgery but have cataracts it is very common for them to grow faster – this was not unexpected).
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