Now, I had a foray into
... and I decided then that I would try again, properly, another day. Maybe that day has come!
Lynne and Gayle are rallying the troops for a paper-piecing revolution. OK I exagerate, but it looks like bloody good fun!
In pondering my approach, I remembered that a while ago my Mum had given me a bag of all the old bits she had gathered in a failed attempt to make a 'patchwork something' back in the 1970s - so imagine my joy, when a quick forage uncovered these...
How fantastic, original 1977 patterns for 2 blocks, 'Fish' and 'Corn & Beans'! I think I might have to have a play with these and see if I can get some groovy '70s style fabric to complete the project.
"There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don't know," Ambrose Bierce, the old quilter.
Thank you for all your comments and kind blogiversary congratulations; I am loving hearing all your favourite colour combos. If you missed yesterday's post, there's still plenty of time to enter my Blind Faith Giveaway, and I will keep nagging until you do!