1/17/16

Slow Sunday Stitching and Unstitching

I'm still stitching on my hexagon project and my old 2nd ever project. Finished all the block center motifs and have started on the sashing:
As can happen in 28 years, I've lost the template I chose for the sashing! I saw it not too long ago. Why didn't I grab it and put it with the quilt?  But I'm not going through those other 19 boxes looking for it.  There's something to be said for project boxes.  So I made a freezer paper template based on one of the sashings I'd already done on the quilt to test the lost template years ago.  It works great.

So once I've done one line of these, I'll work on today's unstitching task - lol.
I got ahead of myself and sewed the edge seam on this flannel rag quilt before basting it. Of course there are pleats here and there. Today's the day I will take out the seam - all four sides - and smooth out the quilt so that I can machine quilt it. Sigh.

What are you up to?  I also made one star block so my YTD total has gone up by a teeny .01 yard.  Now I have 2.01 yds out - LOL.Leave me a comment and let me know what you've been destashing.  And be sure to check the linky party tab under the header to see where I'm linking today. You can too.

5 comments:

Scooquilt said...

I'm the same as you, two yards out, but fabric will be arriving this week that will turn my numbers upside down. Oh, well! HB ave a good week!

Debra G said...

I'd love to have the two books for the cost of shipping. Can you send me an email with a paypal invoice? Thanks!

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Oh oh--I never like to do any reverse sewing--lol! I have put tools, etc., into bins with a project and then spend hours looking for them--you can't win either way!

judith said...

Either book would make me happy as I said in the post.

Sue Daurio said...

Oh boy I was with you ripping out a bunch of stitches. Really it's not a lot of fun, but when it's done and you're happy with the results the ripping seems to have vanished from memory. Well, until you have to do it again :) Hopefully the stitches come out quickly and the forward progress regains momentum