Yep. Another bit of creative chaos took me down the path of making my first quilt. Full size.
Although I didn't get pictures of cutting 80 6.5" x 6.5" squares, the laying them out so the dark greens don't touch each other and the funky patterns aren't side-by-side, etc., the sewing into 8 numbered strips of 10 squares, the ironing of the seams (one strip one way, the next strip the other way, and so forth), the sewing of the rows to each other, and THEN the sewing on of the border... I did take pictures of the part where the whole enchilada gets assembled.
First up, the supplies (backing, guts -- uh, batting, top, 200 safety pins):
Next, the sandwich:
And now, the 200 safety pins:
My teacher was Monica Patch, who with her mom is attending Quilt Market as vendors -- mom has penned several quilt patterns under the label Nellie's Needles (Nellie is Monica's grandmother!). The shop hosting the class was Elaine's Quilt Block, like four miles from my house!
More assembly stories to come. :)