Sunday, May 01, 2011

Dear Jane C11

C11 is the latest Dear Jane block that I made.  I wanted to do one with applique, and this one was simple enough.  I opted not to do what Jane Stickle did, which was to applique four small blocks, each with two quarter-cirlcles, and then sew those together to make the larger block.  Instead I cut one large shape of the light background fabric and then appliqued it onto the orange fabric.  This way I was able to place the center circle over a motif in the orange print.  I think it came out pretty nice and it really didn't take me long at all.  I was a little worried about the orange color shadowing through the light fabric, so I cut away the orange underneath before I added the borders.

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