It’s another paper pieced block – with a twist. See that piece A3 there? It’s 2/8″ by 3/8″ – if I’m being generous with the ruler.
Do the math, and that comes out to less than one square inch for that little piece. A2 is only 2/8″ tall, and A4 isn’t much more than that.
Did I mention that all the B pieces are a mirror image of A, and there’s also C, D, E, F….keep going until you reach M.
I set my stitch length short. On the Featherweight, it doesn’t have 1.8 vs. 2.5, etc. for the stitch length in millimeters. Instead, it’s how many stitches to the inch. So a setting of 20 is pretty tiny. I had it set too short and after just one seam, well as you can see it split open. Seconds later and the entire piece had fallen off.
And my cat could care less. Hmph!
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I’m hoping to tackle the dress tomorrow too…we’ll see how my patience holds up! lol
Aw, cute kitty. I’m sure if she? had thumbs she would be helping you.
Wow, that’s going to need a steady hand at sewing. 2/8″ is small…
Yes it is!
2/8″ ? Is that kind of like 1/4″?! Ha, ha! I was thinking of using ,y featherweight for this block too…when I get to it.
It’s sort like 1/4″….except it’s 2/8″! You crack me up! I still haven’t really started it BTW.
The kitty seems very concerned!
Ha! That kitty’s biggest concern is if the food bowl is completely topped off! Even if only 2 bites were eaten, there is an expectation that the human will top it off. Oh to be a cat!
Oh my goodness!! I agree, this one is going to need small stitches. It is going to be a splendid adventure to be sure! I can’t wait to see everyone’s pretty dresses:)!
I worked straight through lunch today (darn job – haha!) so I have decided to officially tackle this little dress…tomorrow! I’ve seen lots of them on Facebook so I know it can be done!