Welcome back! Hope you are having fun and enjoying the process. The theme I was using was updated and now doesn’t work, so I had to switch themes! Panic blogger!
If you checked out John’s post for Row 2, you will know that he gave some ‘lessons learned’ as he has been progressing through the process.(http://www.quiltdad.com/2014/08/space-dust-quilt-along-week-3.html) . I found that using the fabric with directional prints was most challenging and while the patten says quarter yards, I think some of the prints would have been better with fat quarters for that extra width! This has also reinforced my love of paper piecing. Yes, regular piecing is fun, but when you want to go complex, paper rules my world!
And there has been so much progress over on Instagram. Some folks are even done (yeah, yAnd since you are building off prior week and have rows one and two under your belt, you should be a pro at paper piecing by now, so I am just going to post a couple quick items to get you started for this row.ou know who you are!).
So with this row you will officially be halfway through the Space Dust rows! Whoot! And since you are building off prior week and have rows one and two under your belt, you should be a pro at paper piecing by now, so I am just going to post a couple quick items to get you started for this row.
This row uses templates O through V. I think this is the most challenging row because of the color swaps needed to build off the prior row and thinking ahead to the next row. For those of you who did a lot of advance planning, this should be a breeze. For those of you like me who tend to wing it, let’s hope the paper piecing gods are at the beach this weekend for one last fling before school starts.
And here’s row three all put together and added to rows one and two.
And if you checked John’s post you know he posted the first #SDQAL giveaway, Indelible inspired threads courtesy of Aurifil (http://www.aurifil.com/SiteAurifil/HOME.html) and Kela from http://www.quilterssquareky.com/. I checked out all the postings on the IG tag and even found someone over on Facebook! So I put all the names into my favorite bowl and got someone else to draw the winner (did you event that I was going to take responsibility for such a thing!)…
And the winner is….JKIMR…congratulations! If you can direct message me or John on Instragram or e mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your mailing info, I will coordinate with my Quilter’s Square friends.
John will be posting next week with Row Four. And moving into the home stretch (yes, I quickly heading toward September!) John will be announcing the winner of the next giveaway, a $15.00 on line gift certificate for Quilter’s Square. So remember to post your comments here, on John’s blog, on Instragram or your other social media and keep using the #SDQAL. Happy sewing!