Does anyone else enjoy the preparation part of needleturn applique? I'm currently making the 5th block of Kim McLeans Flower Pots quilt and I'm just loving tracing the shapes, cutting out the freezer paper, ironing the shapes onto the fabric, etc!!! I feel as though I'm in kindergarten again. I enjoy it best when I know I'm going to have a couple of hours to myself, turn the radio on, get a cuppa, and trace and cut away to my hearts content.
The worst part about the preparation is cleaning up the sewing room once I've rummaged through my rather large Kaffe Fassett stash to find just the right fabrics for each shape! What a mess!!!