This is what the instructions told me to do;
The first job to do was number my 8 strips for this section and take out strip 4 and 5. I then identified the dashed straight-centre line on the foundation. I used one of my rulers to show you where the line is.
I put strips 4 and 5 together facing each other and then lined the trips up with the stitching line.
I stitched the first seam and then pressed the seam open. I worked on two foundation pieces at the same time.
The next stage was to trim the excess fabric and this is where the add a quarter ruler was needed.
It all looked a bit mind boggling but I followed it a step at a time. I didn't take any photos as I worked through the instructions because I didn't want to lose my concentration and make a mistake. When I'm next sewing I'll take the photos of the process. I finished off two foundation pieces and then had a late lunch.
By the time I finished for the day I had completed 4 of the 8 foundation pieces. I'm so pleased with how the fabrics are playing together. I am also very pleased to discover that foundation piecing is not as complicated as it appeared. After the first few strips I soon got into a rhythm. I have a day off during the week so hopefully I'll get the other 4 pieces made.
The family are all returning home from their various outings so I need to put away my machine and tidy up my sewing bits. I should have time this evening for some hand stitching.