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BlommaBlom Block 2

Long time ago I finished this blog writing but I lost. I am writing again.

Template for the second block was in Love Quilt Mag issue 87. I recommend to buy the magazine. If you think it is already missed, good news, you may buy it digitally. There are nice tips from the designer Yasmeen. I think it is worth to read, if you are like me, a beginner to hand applique technique.

I was so enthusiastic to start. After I got the magazine and pattern I started without reading the hints. Dark blue one with pink petals is my first block, and as you notice I forgot to snip concave parts of the leaves.

Later I read the hints in the magazine and second pink leaves have indeed better shapes.

In this block I tried to use invisible thread. To be honest, I don't like working with it, the result is fine, but working with invisible thread is horrible. Million times I would prefer Aurifil 50wt, or normal thread.

Again I used freezer paper.

I changed my iron. This is another story, now I have a better, new ironing system but it is not very suitable with freezer paper.

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