It started, like every quilt, with dreams, buying fabrics, sorting them and then, last Tuesday, a friend came over to my house to start our 'Jane project'. She is also piecing the Jane Austen quilt, but in totally different fabrics , so finally we will end up with two different quilts. We cut our fabrics together, at least, that is what we planned (dreamers as we still are!). Ohhh, that first cut in new fabric, do you recognize the feeling? It's exciting and frightening at the same time!
Of course we ended up chatting and even paid a visit to our local quiltshop to buy some paterno to cut some new templates. So after a great day of cutting templates and fabric we still have to do most of the job. However, we did cut our centerblock. This is mine: