Wednesday, February 1, 2012

The mystery is continued.......

Sewing those l-o-n-g strips.

On clue 4 we were told to take 2 fabrics and cut them 3" wide.  From one fabric 3 strips, from the other 2.  We were to leave them the full width..................40 some odd inches.

Here is your tip

Cut the strips the required size.  In this case it was 3" wide by W.O.F. (width of fabric)

Leave your fabric folded in half and lay the folded edge on one of the lines on your cutting mat.

At the open end of the strips, make a cut through the two layers of each strip.  You want to remove all the selvedge edges.  Do not cut each individual strip.  You want them all the be the same length.

Find the centre of the two strips you are to sew together and pin them together.

At one end pin the two together.  Now start pining from the center to that pin.  Do the same for the other end.

Stitch the two strips together.

Do the same with the next strip, but sew in the opposite direction from the first stitching.  You can press your seams as you go along, but always follow the pattern directions when doing so.

You will find that you have perfect strips if you use this method.  I promise you that! and a promise is a promise is a promise, isn't it?

Today is someone's birthday, someone very special to us.  One year ago today Miss Misty was born to what must have been a wonderful mother and father and was given a forever home by two humans that think she is just the cat's meow.
Happy Birthday girl.
We love you to bits.
Click to play this Smilebox scrapbook                      
Create your own scrapbook - Powered by Smilebox
This free digital scrapbook personalized with Smilebox

Search This Blog

Humboldt Broncos

Humboldt Broncos
This blog is dedicated to the young people that lost their lives from the Humboldt Hockey Team. It is also dedicated to the first responders, the doctors and nurses and to the families and the people of Saskatchewan

by Maya Angelou

"Sometimes a small thing you do can mean everything in another person's life. When you learn, teach. When you get, give."

Print Friendly

Print Friendly and PDF