It's the 25th of the month, which means that it is time to share any new activities that you have tried out in August.
I had an idea that August had been a bit of a slow month but to my surprise, August has seen several firsts for me, the big one of course being hosting my first ever competition - the Holiday Memories Mini Quilt Competition
The Competition, which was launched on August 2nd with this post , is for a mini quilt based upon a Holiday Memory, and all of the details are available by clicking on the Holiday Memories tab at the top of the page.
Another first was my attempt at a Stained Glass Applique block inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Even with the fiddly 0.25" bias binding to make, this was quick and enjoyable to do, so will, hopefully, not be my last try at the technique.
More fusible bias binding was involved in the last of my new techniques this month,
with a lot of free-form machine embroidery thrown in for good measure :)
So that is what I have been up to, now it is your turn to link up and share your New to You activities in August.
As ever please help to spread the word by linking back to this post in your post and/or adding the blog button to your sidebar.
Check out the other links and leave a comment along the way. The emphasis of this link party is to celebrate the trying of something new, whether it works out exactly as planned or not, so a little encouragement here and there would not go amiss!
The link will remain open until August 31st so if you haven't already tried something new you still have time :)