criteria, the pattern above is a double wedding ring quilt; the traditional pickle dish pattern has spears.) Here is a another double wedding ring quilt in process, by Oregon quilter LuAnn Kessi:
So I set out to make a pickle-dish / wedding ring unit while I was waiting for my husband to return with the thread. It involved sewing on paper (note the place where I nearly sliced off part of my finger several years ago):
Ripping off paper:
And of course, cleaning up paper crumbles:
Despite how involved the process was, I did find some spontaneous pleasure.
Doesn't that look like a black-eyed Susan?
My takeaway lesson: Better get started on that wedding quilt now!