Last night everyone went to bed early, so that was a nice time for me to start with my next block - Pineapple.
I had a lot of fun piecing the block together using the foundation piecing method. I have never done it before, so I took it slow, making sure to follow each step carefully. I started out by tracing the pattern on a piece of tear away stabilizer, marking every row by number to make sure I wont get lost adding the strips of fabric.
I did not cut the fabric ahead of time, instead I cut the pieces as I needed them, because I was using 4 different colours and prints I did not want to make any mistakes by going ahead of time.
After I added a row with a specific colour or print fabric, I would fold the stabilizer over to cut a neat 1/4" seam following the drawn line in the front.
As the pattern grew, I was amazed at how 'perfect' the rows were. I would definitely use this method again, maybe I'll try and come up with a few designs of my own.
Other finished blocks: