Sunday, April 25, 2010
My last project was to be 45 x 51". Mine is about 1/4" bigger in both directions. So my scant quarter inch seams are a hair too scant. My next project (above) will require greater precision. Those 45 degree angles are a challenge. I won't be able to use the two rose bud squares in this photo, cuz there isn't enough fabric to make proper seams in the upper left corner.
I read somewhere about dressmakers who would make a new pattern in muslin first, to get familiar with the pattern and procedures. Only then would they cut the expensive dress fabric. I may try that trick with this rosebud pattern. Too bad I used my favorite red fabric on the practice squares. Won't do that again! :)