Drowning in Fabric

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Wip Wednesday

on May 21, 2014

With my son’s piggy quilt done (post to come) I got to turn my attention to my many WIPs piling up.

First of all, I need to make about 100 quilt backs. That’s probably going to become a big push in the near future. The finished tops are piling up as I move on to the next project and the next project. I need to get some of these finished. One of the more pressing ones is my chevron top which I am giving to a friend as a thank you. I had my eye on some fabric for the back, and purchased it when the shop finally offered a sale. While they said they had 10 yards in stock, I received barely two. Why does this keep happening to me? So, I’ve found the fabric one other place but for a lot of money. I am ruminating on what to do about this. In the meantime, I am playing with the leftover blocks to use in the back as well.

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I’ve also been continuing to work more aggressively on my economy blocks. I think I am putting too much thought into this.

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My machine keeps munching on the corners of the triangles.

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Squaring up has to be one of my least favorite things to do, so while I was motivated to do it, I started working on my Tula blocks as well. Those are actually coming in fairly accurate. A little short if anything… hmm….

imageI’ve joined about a million project swaps this month too. I think I am a little stressed.

 

 

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3 responses to “Wip Wednesday

  1. Jeifner says:

    I hear ya. I’ve got about a million as well. keeps us on our toes, right? I’m excited to see more of the Tula project as well 🙂

  2. cloudcoucou says:

    Wow, it sounds like you’ve got a lot going on. I like all your projects, those economy blocks are looking great! Take your time, don’t rush just do what you can 🙂

  3. Hmm, I understand what you mean by munching the corners of your triangles. For me, I have to hold the thread in my hand as I start to sew to make sure it doesn’t get sucked into the bobbin area and bunch up. Then, I have also found that for my machine I need to stitch with the lighter weight fabric on top to keep things as even as possible. Even with a walking foot helping out.

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