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O ano passado acompanhei, enquanto espectadora, as experiências que a Stephanie to blog Swoodson Says ia fazendo todos os meses, uma vez que se propôs a fazer algo novo/pela primeira vez todos os meses. Este ano, juntei-me ao grupo no facebook e aceitei o desafio. Existe um tema para cada mês, que serve como motivação, mas não precisamos seguir à risca. Podem saber mais aqui.

Last year, I have followed Stepahnie's (from Sweoodson Says) experiments, as she completed her challenge of trying something new every month. This year, I joined the facebook group and accepted joining in the challenge too. There's a monthly theme to be used as motivation, but you don't have to follow it. You can read more about it here

O tema para Janeiro era quilting, e eu levei a maior parte do mês só a tentar decidir o que haveria de fazer. Ainda pensei pegar num individual que fiz há algum tempo e terminá-lo, mas depois dei uma oportunidade ao english paper piecing e saiu uma pequena amostra que fiz, só mesmo para experimentar, para ver como me saia.

January's theme was quilting, and it took me nearly all month just to decide what should I do. I thought about finishing a placemat I started long time ago, but then I gave english paper piecing a chance and I got a small sample, just to try it out, and check how I do. 

Não me sai lá muito bem, acho que não é suposto que se vejam os pontos. Mas achei piada à coisa, embora ache também que não será algo que farei muitas vezes ou em grandes peças. Requer muita paciência e isso está mais do que provado que não é o meu forte. Fiz o meu molde, o que também foi uma primeira vez e isso sim, correu muito bem. Já estou com o próximo tema/projeto delineado, e pronta a começar, vamos ver se não enrolo durante muito tempo. E sim, consegui publicar antes que o mês acabasse, pois andava a adiar e adiar.

I didn't do that well, I don't think the stitches are supposed to be visible. I kinda like it, althought I think it's something that I won't be making too often or in a large scale. It requires a lot of patience which is proved not to be my strong point. I made the pattern, which was a first time too, and that, well, that did in fact go pretty smooth. I already have the next theme/project lined, and ready to start, let's see if I don't chew it for too long. And yes, I did it, I posted this before the month ended, I've been postponing over and over. 


  1. If you did not say anything about the visible stitches, I would thought that look was done on purpose. I love the pattern that you designed. Cute!

  2. That is so cool that you designed the pattern! Visible stitches don't bother me much, but I did find a smaller/thinner needle helped make them more invisible :) I liked EPP when I did it but never seem to start another project up, after I tried it last year!

  3. UM dia quero experimentar essa técnica, mas gostava de investir numa base de corte, cortador e régua especifica. Estive a ver num livro que tenho e já tinha visto um vídeo sobre o tema e parece-me que a posição da agulha é que não está correcta, ou seja, na penúltima foto vê-se que costuras as peças na diagonal, de forma transversal, e por isso vê-se a costura, ao teres as peças do avesso para costurar e inserires a direito de forma perpendicular irá permitir que no direito os pontos sejam quase invisíveis. ;o) Beijinhos


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