I'm extremely proud. Seriously, beyond measure, over-the-top PROUD. This was a hard project. Four parts, the first two relatively easy. The third part, because I didn't know enough to do it by myself, was horribly difficult. I shared that saga earlier. The fourth part, though, everyone told me to to avoid.
|bits and pieces of Part Four|
But, well, The Adventurer didn't just pick up being stubborn from nowhere. My genes are partly responsible. And so I said, "Nope. I'm going to try it." And, my mentor, being the very good friend that she is, told me what I needed to know in order to attempt Part Four.
"Draw your sewing line, and then don't sew past that when you make the angles/corners."
"Cut out the pattern on the sewing line, and eyeball your 1/4" seam allowance, so that your sewing line is accurate."
"Here's the measurements in case the scan didn't come through at 100% size."
|Putting it Together|
She was also horrified to know that "whoever got (me) started didn't tell (me) about not sewing past the seam allowance...." -- until I reminded her that No One got me started. I mean, she inspired me. Another dear friend pushed me a little. My mom took me shopping. But no one sat down with me and said, "Now, when you piece a quilt block, make sure you......." Nope. I was on my own for that, and this has been a huge learning experience for me. Trial by fire, ya know?
So, having learned all I needed to after Part Three, I decided I really could tackle Part Four. And when my mentor saw the pictures from Part Three, she finally gave me the last bit of info I needed; I took that as a vote of confidence and today I dove right in.
|All Four Parts. Pardon the Size Discrepencies;|
that will be fixed when it hits Finished Product level.