I really should measure the table top to see how many I'm going to need!
It was another scorcher of a day here in the UK today so I sat with my feet in our little foot spa of a paddling pool and started unpicking the pirate quilt top.
The stitch they used is sooo small that it's impossible to get the seam ripper in there, so I'm having to pull the seams apart and rip it from the front (right side).
I took a couple of pieces off the edge but look
I don't think I'm going to be able to resurrect the charms to be used with a 1/4 inch seam allowance with all those holes in there that won't scratch off with a finger nail rub!
I'm going to pop them in the wash tomorrow with my dark load and see if that helps it re-knit at all but I doubt it. It looks like I'll have 2 choices;
Remove the outer sashing and keep the inner squares as is, adding to them with the extras I have
Cut the whole thing apart, see what's left and make something new from scratch!
Thank you so much to everyone who visited and commented on my Let's Get Acquainted Blog Hop post, I am slowly working through my emails and replying! That's the most comments I've ever had on a single post!
Linking up with Lets Get Acquainted over at Sewing By Moonlight today :o)