New project

Yes, I finally started. I say finally, because sometimes I get a lot of ideas, draw a few sketches and then cannot decide which to do first. But after some fabric sorting, looking at fabrics and the sketches from a distance, and thinking about what I really want to cut (and how much) I decided on this:

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Blues, grays and tans. I started out with 4in squares, which are then used to make half square triangles, which when trimmed will make 3in squares. I always like to start with a bit larger squares, because I learned by experience that I always need to trim the finished squares (combined from two triangles) because no matter how precise I am when sewing, there is always some wonkiness. Fabrics might be different quality, some more some less stretchy; thinner or thicker… and let’s face it – I am not the most careful cutter. And by that I mean I don’t really take a lot of time trying to align with grain. I tried some time ago, and it proved to be too tedious and it did not always work! I try, but I don’t obsess about it. Here is the progress (I have two more batches to cut; yes, I almost never cut all before sewing, I cut as I go along):

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