Tomorrow we leave for a week in Turkey (I'm not worried about announcing that my house will be empty because my mum is house sitting :-) ) I can not wait to sit in the sun for a week and read my books.
So in preperation for being away for a week and missing a couple of the across the sea QAL I did this today:
I only did this one to check my background colour was what I wanted. As you can see I completely changed my mind about the colour.... and I didn;t buy any either. I had a brainstorm and remembered a quilt I havn't finished and this was the backing. So, once I was happy with the colour I went on to do this:
All my crosses are there with their background all cut out, so I will be ready to go as soon as I get back.
I also noticed that we needed to do a scant 1/4" seam. I researched this and there were varying definitions. I used the one where the material is just lined up with the feed dogs on the machine and this has worked perfectly on the square.
I will be taking my hexies away with me, although not sure how much I will get done as I am not allowed to sew by the pool (teenagers rules apparantley!!)
Looking forward to seeing what everyone has got up to when I get back, especially with the QAL