Missing: sewing mojo

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I’m having massive designer’s block right now and it is incredibly frustrating. I have a few projects in progress, but nothing I’m really loving, and nothing that feels really creative. I guess 5 quilts and a pillow in two months really took it out of me. I’ve had a few ideas – a 60 degree diamond and strip set quilt …

carlaMissing: sewing mojo

WIP Wednesday – Making progress

carla Guild, Quilting 3 Comments

Making progress, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. I keep adding things to the list but I am making some serious progress. All the labels are designed, printed, and rinsed/dried – ready for cutting and attaching. I was able to get 6 labels per sheet of printable fabric – four triangle/corner labels and two rectangle “regular” labels. I also …

carlaWIP Wednesday – Making progress

WIP Wednesday

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This week I don’t have a lot to show, but I did make some progress on my enormous HST quilt. I spoke to some ladies at the quilt guild and they said I should quilt it in at least one other direction (or more densely) to keep the batting from shifting. I was thinking I might try to do some …

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The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

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Do you ever have a day that just doesn’t go your way? I’ve been sewing all day, and with the exception of one thing, all my other projects have not gone well. What did go well? I put put a very tiny design wall, and finished sashing my small January Lucky Stars BOM. I put all four up so I …

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Thank Your Lucky Stars

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I’m participating in the Lucky Stars paper piecing block of the month. I’m really excited because even though I’ve only been quilting for four or five months, I’ve never liked easy answers or easy projects. I’m finding paper piecing to be challenging but interesting. The first blocks I’ve made haven’t turned out as well as I would have liked, but …

carlaThank Your Lucky Stars