Wednesday, July 11, 2012


I am in tears.
Thought I was done with the background for my Primitive Pumpkins, designed by Rita Briner, quilt top until I started to measure for the final border.
Yikes, why is it an 'unsquare'....inside joke.
Then I noticed the upper right corner.
I am short one row of HST units.
I redrafted the quilt to make it smaller, so I wasn't following her exact instructions.  
Lesson to be learned!
All the fabrics have been re-stashed and I was so done with the inner portion.
Hopefully, this post will motivate me to get the seam ripper out so this doesn't get stuffed in the back of the closet. 
I am struggling to find both time and enthusiasm for my quilting these days, and this certainly didn't help!

Something New and Something Old!

I'll start with the something new...  Peeps and Carrots, adapted from Carrot Sticks by the Pattern Basket. It was my 9 year old granddau...