Dear Daughter – chapter 5

I have only been able to sew here and there for a few minutes at a time these last few days, but little bits add up to bigger things.  Here is the proof!  Didn’t it turn out wonderful:)?  

This is the 5th chapter of the Dear Daughter BOM by rebeccamaedesigns.  It is so fun!!

I really like the Dresden plate block.  It is a fun technique.   It really is quite easy.  Using a Dresden ruler is the best way, but Sherri includes a pattern as well.


Cutting the fabric the right shape, folding and then chain sewing really makes the petals sew up quickly. Using the cutting gizmo just makes cutting that chain a breeze:)

After the sewing, I flipped them out and used a stiletto to get the point sharp.  Then a nice press set the angles.


The next new block was quite easy.  I like the lemonade pink and yellow. And the teal and black heart looks good too.



This quilt calls for lots of lettering, but using heat and bond makes it a breeze.  I have to use my old Pfaff Tiptronic because my Juki only has a straight stitch.


I use a paper towel behind the lettering.  It is inexpensive and works great. I just keep a roll by my sewing machine.  Instant stabilizer that tears away so easily!


This block has more of the pretty tear drop leaves and a fun bias strip vine.  It is so pretty:)


I am still a few chapters behind with this quilt, but I plan to work a little harder on it next week.   The next few chapters don’t look as intricate.  I’m sure I can get one or two more done next week.


Until next week then:)

I hope you have a SWEET weekend!

–Tracy

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