Hello Quilting Friends! Can you believe it's been almost a week since I last stepped foot in the Studio? So now it's time to play catch up with my Good Fortune Clues 5 and 6. Thank goodness Clue 6 is fairly small. I should be able to make all of the units without cutting into my yardage.
Some of the creamy scraps are about 20 years old while others are a little more recent. But they all play nicely together. The cherry fabric on the left side of the picture below is one of favorite prints. You all know me and my love of cherries!
The instructions for this clue called for stitching the strips onto paper. I really can't find one good reason to do that. If this were a complex paper piecing design or if we needed the strips to line up in a certain order to make design I could see using paper. But this is simple straight string piecing, nothing needs to line up. So I'm living life on the wild side without paper. To be honest I very much dislike removing the papers. That's why I almost never do paper piecing. And when I do on a rare occasion use that method of piecing I do it paperless. Have you ever seen paperless paper piecing? If not, you really must give it a try. Here's a tutorial, click here.
This improv style of sewing is so fast. Within minutes I had several scrappy units.
Not bad for about an hours worth of work. I should be able to finish these up in no time at all. And the best part is there's no paper to remove! Yeah!
So how many of you are with me living life on the wild side and sewing paperless?
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