I have been participating in the Zakka Style sew along hosted by Lindsey at LRstitched and Sukie. The book is a great way for me to learn a lot of new techniques. This week I tackled diamonds:
Wow. most of my points matched up. That was surprising! I highly recommend using the tips from Freshly Pieced to cut the diamonds. I have very little patience cutting things out using a template.
The instructions were pretty good this week and here is my finished pillow case:
...wait it is not complete without a derpy alien.
|Yeah, I wasn't feeling the bear - plus I had a lot of green fleecy fabric lying around.|
I turned the pillow into...
The bag is once again based on the lined drawstring bag tutorial from In Color Order. A seriously addicting bag to make!
Look how cute Derpy is in the pocket. I also think the diamonds are highlighted better in the center of a bag then on the hem of a pillow.
Linking this up with LRstitched. Here's hoping I win the prize this week!