I’ve churned out some more of these orange-yellow-green “modern” blocks in the past couple of weeks, and I’m still smiling each time I see the contrasting colors. I have a little friend who is helping me do this job quicker and save my shoulder/neck:
It is a “wooden iron,” a triangular-style tool that allows me to fake it in the ironing department. Since these are such simple blocks, simply pressing down the seam to one side with this wooden implement can pretty much do the trick. Then I press them all later.
In other news, I REALLY need to organize my crafting space. As I was sorting through various boxes and containers that I have on hand to help neaten my stash, I found an old Tiffany’s box–I believe my older daughter got a baby gift in it. The box was just too gorgeous to throw out, and I was storing maps in it. I noticed how closely that color matched with some of my new blocks:
Speaking of fun colors, check out the new “stack” of 10-inch-square fabrics I got from Connecting Threads–it’s their “Around Town” line. Fun, huh? I have to think of something cute to make with these this summer! Send me your ideas, please!