Hello Everyone,

I am making progress on my Paradise In Blooms!!! I have added another layer that surrounds the magenta.    I chose a very pale aqua so that the magenta dahlia would stand out.  Here is a sneak peek...

Looks good from this distance doesn't it?

So I started with lining up my sections for chain piecing.  I love the orange batiks that I used.  The gold one adds a little pop!

Part way into my chain piecing, I realized that I made a boo-boo on ALL 8 sections.  Yup!  I had to rip them all out.  I used an eyebrow trimmer/shaper that one of my students showed me!  Luckily for you, I did a little video tutorial for you.  You can see how you use this to rip seams out!!  Just click here.

Once I ripped them all out, this is how they looked.  I was very pleased.  Better yet, after I finished this I was able to finish it's sister unit and then added them to the design wall.  So now my Paradise In Blooms looks like this... 

I am enjoying the process on this piece.  Now for the ring that surrounds this entire dahlia.  But Christmas is coming so I may not get back to it until Friday.  Stay tuned!

In the meantime, if you would like to take this class from me, click here to see where I am teaching it in 2015.

Until Next Time... 

Jackie Kunkel
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Jackie Kunkel

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