Working on Circa 2016 in 2017!

So my excuse is that I was busy!  Honestly from September to December my work and personal life was flat chat.  So I stopped working on my Circa 2016 quilt.
I had made the hour glass blocks, but they were too big.  Easy peasy, took a larger seam allowance, problem fixed!  Yet the points still look good.  These might become my favorite block!
I tried to replicate the placement of the blocks as per the finished quilt on Temecula's blog.  
However colour and tone were sometimes an issue.  As much as possible I tried to let "it just happen" in a haphazard and scrappy way.
I got one side border completed and was feeling very pleased with myself. 
I failed to notice the side border was short by two blocks!  Some quick unpicking and that was fixed.
I realise the fat borders are too big, but the setting triangles were too big, so pattern requires you to to trim - fine for fat borders, nightmare stuff for loooong borders!
Happy quilting Sue.


  1. I am sure you will figure it all out, as you usually do, and it will soon be finished! Raining here now, but not windy.

  2. I got the center part of this quilt made before I bailed on it. So glad you've made such beautiful progress. I've seen so many finished and they're all beautiful!

  3. Life will always be busy. This project is worth every stolen moment so keep looking for those extra hours and minutes.

  4. I hope you can get it all worked out to fit together. The blocks look wonderful!

  5. Я ежедневно вижу ваш блог, это хрустящий для изучения.
    Ваш блог очень полезен для меня, и мне так нравится ...
    Спасибо, что поделились хорошей информацией!


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