Allow me 30 seconds of complaints, will you? This weekend has not been the best quilting weekend for me and I keep looking for a way to turn it around. Failing each time. It made me think of Sarah's post earlier in the week.
I was quilting Lattice Illusions yesterday. Somehow I made a mistake when layering the quilt, so when I tried to put the last 5 inches of quilting into the top (to FINALLY finish this puppy off), I realize the top had bubbled and I have more quilt top fabric than will lay flat in this small area. Stinker. Rip it out and start again.....
I lost my seam ripper at a critical time such as this. Where could it go? I searched high and low and finally found it stuck in my ponytail holder at the back of my head. What is wrong with me? So, I rip out my Lattice Illusions quilting and replaced the seam ripper in my ponytail (as that is apparently where I keep it now). Did you know that a seam ripper will cut through hair? Oh indeed it does! I forgot to put the cap back on the ripper and I successfully cut a chunk out of my hair. Awesome.
So, I gave up on quilting yesterday thinking that I would head out to a lovely craft show today in Gort. I was up this morning, excited about seeing a ton of handmade goods, chores done and ready to go. Wait! With my luck this weekend, I should call to be sure the show is on....and no. No. They canceled, but never updated their website. Stinker. Another disappointment.
I am off to Tuam (pronounced Tomb for the non-Irish....sounds like a place you would love to go, doesn't it?) now for a quilt show. Maybe that will re-instate my quilty mojo. Fingers crossed I come back jazzed and ready to quilt! Tomorrow's post will be happier. I promise.
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