Saturday, January 22, 2011

Friday Night Sew In Results

While I didn't do what I had planned to do, I did have a productive evening.

First I ripped out the quilting on my "Snowbound" quilt. I just kept looking at it and it bugged me. It just didn't have the look I wanted.



So I decided to rip out the quilting and will try again. I think I'm going to go ahead and use the stars and loops meandering but use invisible thread. The silvery gray thread I used made the white snow accents blend in with the quilting. I felt like my eye was going everywhere trying to find the white embroidery accents I used in the blocks.

Well, we all know how long it takes to unquilt. lol

By that time, I decided to sit down and put numbers to paper so I could decide what to charge for the Double Wedding Ring quilt. As most of you know, that can take a long time also.

But, I was warm and cozy close to the fireplace watching TV at the same time. Nice, comfortable, and relaxing.

Happy snipping, stitiching, and quilting.

3 comments:

  1. Ripping out machine quilting has to be one of the worst things to do.. But, I agree that the invisible thread will work much better. After all the embellishments you put on those squares, you want them to show.

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  2. Cute snow person! It is perfect for the season. Great job with your FNSI.


    Angie - http://craftedAngles.com

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  3. Bless you... I can't imagine ripping out machine quilting...

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