After finally finishing my epic red/aqua compass star blocks, I was set to launch my latest “sampler” selection for Paper Piecing Monday. Then I found a silly pattern on-line and just had to do it.
I do not usually do novelty or “object” paper piecing but when I found a Tardis pattern on Fandom Stitches I just had to give it a try. The pattern is a little confusing (some of the colour coding is not quite right and some of the pieces are not quite big enough) but I stumbled around and made it work.
For those of you that do not know what the Tardis is Wikipedia states: The TARDIS[nb 1] (/ˈtɑːdɪs/ (Time and Relative Dimension in Space)[nb 2] is a time machine and spacecraft in the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who and its associated spin-offs.
This block is 6 1/2 inches square and contains some of the smallest bits of fabric I have ever paper pieced with. I decided to make this block in a moment of insanity. It was the same insanity that said “use prints not solids”.
When I showed my husband he said “great, now you only have to make another 99”. I can confidently say that is not going to happen. My next Tardis related quilt adventure, when it happens, will be an adaptation of this strange plastic thing I made at a recent trip to a kids science museum.
I think it will make a great template for a quilt… using 4 inch squares and not tiny bits of fabric!