Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Sew Little Time - No Time for Mistakes

Since I finished Stephanie's quilt and it's at the quilter's I thought I would have time to get back to my Orange Crush. I decided to do paper piecing for step 4 instead of using the EZ Angle ruler and I started sewing those tonight. I cut them apart and cut my step 3 apart too. I did some more cutting too for another sample for the shop. I started sewing the sample and didn't realize my thread was screwing up. I sewed 20 blocks. I turned the blocks over and the bottom bobbin thread is all screwed up. Ugh, I just hate it when my machine screws up. When I changed the bobbin and rethreaded the machine after winding some bobbins, I did not get the thread down into the top tension dials or whatever they are called. Now, I have to pull out all that ugly stuff and resew...Ok, I have given up for the night. I will pull out all the thread and get it ready for sewing tomorrow...I never stop with mistakes. Oh well, it's time to rest. Tomorrow is another beautiful day and I will press out all I did tonight and lay out the blocks to see where I am.

3 comments:

Amanda said...

Oh, what a shame! I think I'd have walked away and left the mess to clear it up today. Hope it goes well next time.

Dana said...

pictures. pictures. we need pictures!

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

Oh Linda! I do at least have some good news to share with you-----We've ALLLLL been there!!! But, I know that still doesn't help the frustration you obviously are feeling right now! Hopefully the ripping will go quickly, though, since the tension is loose....

BTW---Steph's quilt is so cute! I love it!

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