Isn’t it amazing that the Russian Olympics are utilizing Patchwork so heavily in their banners and uniforms? I just love seeing our craft get this worldwide publicity!
Maybe it’s the jury duty with lots of downtime… (Class note: Class will be meeting this Tuesday the 18th and Wednesday the 19th during a break in my Jury Duty Service…. ) but I have been sketching this motif in my jury notebook and trying to come up with a design that will honor and keep alive our memories of Sochi. Then I started to wonder about what the motifs represent. Then I found this link:
It explains that the patchwork represent the many regions of Russia. Very interesting!
So at last I came up with a design I like… It’s simple once you know the trick!
Classmembers could pull out some of our old swaps and others should scour your stash and grab up some Fat Quarters. This design is about 64″ X 78″. If you wish to make a larger quilt, it would be simple to add more panels or make the panels longer. I’ll be posting a pattern soon. (I’m working on it!). Check back in the next few days!
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The Happy Hex Purse or Tote – These cute little hexagons are fun to make by hand or by machine (for quicker gift giving!) After all the giving you have donefor all those in your life, make this cute tote just for yourself! Use batiks OR fussy cut a meaningful print (like this adorable Pug fabric!) OR show off your latest machine embroidery to make this bag all about you!
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