I spent the rest of the morning cutting squares - 140 white ones and 160 red ones. Now I have to start up my assembly line to make half square triangles to complete my redwork quilt project.
It is difficult to photograph a quilt on my new design wall, especially when the fabric is white on the white flannel, the lighting in the area is fluorescent, and the design wall is in a narrow hallway!
I pressed all the units yesterday, and trimmed them to size. (The bottom border didn't make it into the picture!) The missing star points will be made of half square triangle units, as well as the inside and outside borders. I can see lots of stitching and trimming in my future!
I usually make a redwork project each year, but all the others have been made for children. I hadn't made one for the past couple of years, and this one struck a chord! DH is always surprised at how much time I spend doing the hand embroidery, but I love to keep busy while watching TV with him in the evenings - a win-win!
Check out all the creativity shared at Judy's blog, Patchwork Times.