Month: May 2013

Babouska Rose Tutorial

My new love! The Babouska Rose Blanket. I am making this blanket, and have documented some tips for maximized results, so I decided to write some pattern support. Related Materials: First Babouska Rose piece Second Babouska Rose piece (Includes free pattern for simple Picot Scallop Edging) Original Blanket pattern at Sewing Daisies blog Actual motif chart found on Pinterest See my horrible phone screenshot of the motif chart below… I interpreted the little plus sign in the circle as “SC in the back bars of the stitch indicated.” (Notes: Not the stitch *post*, rather just the back bars. Also, I worked a slip stitch instead of an SC to eliminate extra bulk.) Here is a square from the pattern, with my modifications that I documented below. Of course, I join everything as I go, so I rounded with the red SC, but the next motif is joined on that red round. (See more about the border below.) Flower: See the pink flower in the photo directly above, and notice that there is a “jog” where the petal rounds …