Decades of scientific training were my downfall this week. It actually made me incapable of stitching little circles attached to one another by little lines. Why couldn't I disconnect my right brain from my left? No one knows. Stupid education.
Leah, of the Free Motion Quilting Project, made this beauty called H2O. I have to say, this is visually one of my favorite FMQ patterns. I really could see myself using this one day.
OK...are you ready? I'm not sure you are, but I'll toss this out for a good giggle.
I wish I could do the straight lines as single lines. I don't like it when my stitching goes haywire and you can see both lines. I also wish I did the circles A) as circles and B) as single loops instead of tracing over myself.
My brain was stuck on the actual chemical structure of water. There is one oxygen and two hydrogens. Two bonds per large circle. And they shouldn't be linked to one another. This is just chaos. My brain couldn't separate the quilting motif from my ancient chemistry lectures.
Moving on. I have two apologies to make. We are in the process of moving to a new (to us) house, so the sewing machine has taken a back seat.
1: I did not have a quiet minute this week to test out the FMQ goodies I received from Leah. I am sorry. I just want to dedicate real time to an honest review of the products, so I chose to not squeeze it into this week of craziness.
2: I will not be able to practice with you for the next two weeks. I am happy to host the linky, but I will have to drop out of stitching until early Dec. I will honestly jump right back in once the new house is up and running.
Right. So, what's next week? How about Superstar?
Are you feeling lucky? Well, get stitching my friends!
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