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Friday, January 8, 2010

First Post - Rosewillow's "Too Good to Cut Challenge"

Thanks to Dianne at Rosewillow's Unfinished Business, I am now a blogger.  In keeping with my aims for 2010 I chose a Hoffmann "Kimono" fabric that has been in my stash since ?1997.  Unfortunately, my beloved fabric does not have enough contrast for the pattern I chose.  Undeterred, I turned to some beautiful batiks that I have petted since 2000.  To challenge myself further, I chose Jambalaya a paper pieced pattern that I bought in 2001. 
http://quiltwoman.com/jambalaya-quilt-table-runner-pattern.aspx

The tiny pieces frightened me, so I enlarged them 180%.




I am very pleased with the first block.



Thank you Dianne.  The first cut only hurt a little.