This was my first self designed paper pieced pattern and I have to admit it was completely and utterly improvised and involved heavy use of my seam ripper. :) I was worried there were too many seams but my fellow beemates said it was fine and so I decided to press forward. I added some hand detail to give it some interest since my strength isn't in the whole paper piecing thing. :)
I also made a siggy block to go along with it:
Here they are together, I hope Jamie likes them!
I also decided to purchase my birthday present to myself early. Joann's had the Accuquilt Go! Cutter on sale for $199 and I just got a gift certificate for $40 from a family friend so with all of that + tax it came to $176. The regular price is $349 so I think I go a pretty good deal!! I have cut just a few pieces on it but I am really waiting to do Drunkard's path and Isosceles Triangles on this baby! (P.S. it's not a baby, I got the big mama version!) More to come on this adventure soon!
Linking up with Melissa at Happy Quilting for T.N.T. Thursdays!