I've made great progress on the penguins in the past few days. Following the directions to the letter, I first sewed sides to the eyes so that they don't look like houses anymore.
I chain pieced wings.
I got tired of drawing diagonal stitching lines so I finally got out the Sharpie and just drew a line that I could follow. That sped things up nicely.
Three sets of penguin wings for small, medium and large penguins. I'm calling them papa, mama and baby anymore. There are 4 papas, 8 mamas and 8 babies.
Next was adding corners to the head and finally we have something that looks like a penguin! NOW I can play with the bodies.
Here are all of the fabrics that I have to choose from for the bodies. I need twenty so I'll spend the weekend deciding which ones that I want to use. The tedious part of this quilt is over!
This weekend I'll work more on this, the scrap coasters, winding yarn and I also need to plan a new crochet project.
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.