– One Way revisited

Retrospective (7/8/2016)
Patch #184 Pojagi patch

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Today I tackled a reverse appliqué that almost did me in …

A retro patch for June 16th, it’s a map of  Urbanna Creek at our friends’ home on One Way Lane. 
Based on satellite images …

and terrain maps …

it was a good way to learn how much detail is possible versus how much is advisable on a patch that is only 1.75″ high. And yes, the right side is really far off, but I’m not “going there” again (ha!)
I also spent some time browsing on Pinterest and discovered a Korean patchwork technique variously called bojagi or pojagi. Intrigued, I played with some scraps and ended up with a respectable square that showed off b/pojagi’s characteristic seams when backlit … 

For the record, here’s the front …

and the back (which has one seam in the upper left that was a particularly useful learning experience) …

I love that there are no loose ends (except on the as-yet unfinished edges). So … great, another project in the making. Right?
Last, but not least, I started looking through the 275 photographs from our family photo shoot at the beach. While there are some truly lovely ones, my favorites turned out to be the ones depicting the craziness that comes of trying to wrangle 8 adults and 4 kids at bedtime and high tide (a volatile combination) …

Thanks Meg and Meliss, it was the perfect gift …