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January 19, 2011

Postage Stamp Quilt Along Week 2

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Week 2 of the Postage Stamp Quilt Along had me assembling strip sets.  This took a long time, because I pinned every strip before sewing rather than laying them together and hoping they would stay together correctly as they were sewed.  When pressing each seam, I lined up the outside strip with the edge of the ironing board to be sure they stayed straight when pressed.  I am very pleased with how they turned out! 

Here's how they look now.  I'm on to cutting and assembling next!


SarahB said...

Your quilt is turning out beautifully! Such happy spring-y colors! :)

Willing Hearts - Busy Hands said...

Thank you, SarahB. I am having a lot of fun with these fabrics!
Mrs. Hearts

badlandsquilts said...

Looks wonderful! Great colors together, too!

bethanndodd said...

I am doing this too! Great job on getting your goal accomplished...looks fabulous!

momto2wasd said...

It's looking great!

Suzanne said...

I bet all that pinning is going to make a big difference. It's already turning out so well.