Monday, July 15, 2013

Compass progress for Love Entwined BOM

I stitched the centre on the compass block, a four patch cut into a circle.  I didn't like the look of it so unpicked it and started again but with a single print, much happier.  I also have sewn the narrow circular border on ready for 32 teeny, weeny circles!  I went to 3 shops today trying to find a circular paper punch the right size with great intentions of making the task easier, no luck.  I settled on some tiny metal washers from the local hardware store.  I will use the washers to make the circles then starch them very well before removing the washer so I can sew the circles down.

The second set of patterns have been released so had better get a move on.  I have bought the background fabric and had a look at some blues today but I am thinking I may do a very scrappy version and try to use up some of the fabrics I have accumulated over the years.

Happy stitching,


  1. This is a beautiful selection of fabrics and will offer so many possibilities. Looking forward to the next installment. Take care.

  2. I keep telling myself too that I need to get busy and make the 32 circles - I don't want to get too far behind - now if I wasn't working on 5 other things! I do want to finish all of them and several are coming close to an end although that doesn't mean this week it means maybe in two months :)

  3. Very beautiful Rowena!
    I love your fabric choices for this block.
    I too am working on those tiny circles this week.

  4. Yikes! Beautiful fabrics. Thanks for sharing.


  5. So far it is looking fab!! Good luck with those pesty circles!

  6. This is one of my favorite of the compasses posted. Looks great!