In the last post I said I want to make a quilted teddybear-house and I've been thinking a lot how to design and make it.
First let me show you the lovely fabric I found:
Now it was time to make a choice! I have chosen 4 colours already and must add some more.....I did iron the fabric (steamed it).......
How do I design a quilted bearhouse? Good question! At this moment I think I'll make a kind of box of which I can lay the sides flat or make them standing and close them...a combination of these it will be. Next question was: the size??? Mini I think.
I have no templates from squares and tried.....and tried again....and again... to make them from thicker paper. Finally I found this back:
I knew we have one and as you can see it is an oldie but it works! I made this quarter and it is 3,5 cm / 1,4 inches. It was my -how many? - attempt to make one with equal sides but here it is! I will never use scissors for that again, just my knife!
When I started this quilting-page I also said it might be fun to follow me and the mistakes I make. I've never made a secret of the mistakes I make and the things I learned from them.
Mistake nr. 1 and 2: