Saturday, July 24, 2010

Friday Night Sew In Results = Dismal

Last night I have a handful of friends over for some sewing.  I had grand intentions of making this a "Christmas in July" event (at least for myself) and was hoping to make some serious progress on my Christmas quilt. 

I had already sewn some squares onto my pieces to make more flying geese and went right into cutting them.  I had quite the stack growing and I was applauding myself for my work and had visions of glorious rows of green flying geese.  Unfortunately, once I went to start ironing them I realized I had sewn the entire stack incorrectly!  This means I need to spend a lot of time with the seam ripper and that large glorious stack now.  Had I not been sewing with friends who lightened the mood, I may have shed some tears.  I am really bummed. 

I then proceeded to wander aimlessly throughout my home to find a new project to work on to no avail.  Not due to the lack of projects in the works, but because I couldn't find all of the pieces to any of them!  At the evening all I have to show is this, a teeny little stack of squares for hexagons from fabric I purchased in Hawaii. 


Candace said...

Unfortunately, it happens to all of us, or at least most. It has certainly happened to me. I'll bet when all is said and done though, soon you'll be admiring your beautiful new Christmas quilt and telling your (semi) funny story.

Libby said...

I think we have all been there! Just this week I was making wonderful progress on a hand embroidered pillowcase only to find out that I had the pillowcase wrong side out! Sigh
Happy Sewing anyway!

Angie said...

Congrats for winning the FNSI!
Angie -

Bev C said...

Hello Nichole,well at least you have won the prize,we all have days like that,thank heavens for the quick-un-pick. Enjoy your charm squares.
Happy days.

Rebekah said...

that's such a bummer about the Christmas quilt! I absolutely hate using my seam ripper.

What fabric are you using for the quilt?