Delilah Month 3

I can’t believe we’re at month 3 of our Delilah programme already can you?

It was Justine’s turn this month to make the block, what do you think?

We love choosing the fabrics to go into each block, the whole process is just so much fun.

This block is simple enough to make with nothing too taxing, however we do recommend pinning at the seams when assembling each segment so that everything lines up correctly in the final block! The most time consuming part was the choosing of the fabrics and cutting of the templates, once we’d done that the block sewed up quickly.

If you’re getting fabrics from us too here’s what you can expect:

As always please just use any of the fabrics we’ve sent so far to get a real scrappy feel to your Delilah!

Low Volume Stash Club – April

This month we’ve a great little selection of low volume fabrics in our monthly stash club. Offering a fab range of fabrics at a great price.

Heading on its way to our lovely stash club members we have a fat quarter each of:

Bumbleberries in Off White, Colour Dash Chunky in Silver, Apple Cider 14 Bubbles in Cream, Urban Scandinavian Silver Stripe and Desert Bloom Ivory Spring.

You can join our low volume club at any time if you are tempted to build up your stash of low volumes.

Happy Sewing for now…

Lisa & Justine x

Delilah – Month 2

Welcome to the second month of our Jen Kingwell Delilah BOM and we’ve curves and mitred corners ahead. Let’s not worry about that for the minute.

How did you find the drunkard paths? We’ve seen some really great pictures, here’s just a few from our group:

So onto this month, and here is our fabric selection we’re using and that should now be with those of you that opted for fabric.

Please READ the cutting instructions before you dive in. All I will say is bias will be your friend.

Jen’s instructions for pinning worked for me on the curves. I’m not a fan of pinning but it can help with curves. Some of you may find more pins to secure those bias edges will help.

Once you’ve pieced the four curved blocks we’ll be adding the border and the challenges just keep on coming. Next up is mitred corners. Honestly I had to have a couple of goes at these borders. I managed the mitred corners ok following Jens instructions and those dots. However I kept losing my points on the centre triangles and had a bit of a wavy edge.

Here’s my effort before a little unpicking, resewing and pressing solved that!

Good luck and remember to please do share them on our Facebook page or on our Instagram feed where you can find us as @SimplySolids

We’ll be using #simplysolidsdelilah so please use this one as well as all the other Delilah tags so we can all see each others in our gang.