Friday, February 17, 2017

I FIGURED IT OUT--

I wasn't 'drunk' on Chocolate--
I just can't read--
cause I not only had problems with the red bow--
in getting the right sized pieces cut--
I also had big time problems with this one--
 look at my houses for the "Spring on Beckon Street" bom--
Here was my first attempt yesterday--
had to do alot of 'fudging' to get it all to fit--
and then I didn't like it--
so today I started over--
and all I can say for this block is--
it does measure 12 1/2 by 12 1/2"--
my roof is too large for my house--I got a big 'overhang"!!!
and if you look closely you will see it is not the same as this block-
and no where did I find in the directions about the chimney piece--
I just figured that one out on my own--
so I am not sure I will go on with this one--
my brain used to be able to figure these patterns out--
but---
It is a good thing I guess that my daughter, is the architect in the family--
and not me--all my houses would fall apart at the first strong wind!!!

This is how I felt today--
wonder what I am doing???
I used to be able to sew a straight line--
can't even seem to do that lately--
maybe this last sewing machine I bought is just plain 'crooked'?????

Enjoy the moments, di

5 comments:

  1. Hmmm you've got me worried... I wonder what my house will turn out like?! Mind you, yours is beautiful, no matter it doesn't look like the original.....xx

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  2. That would be frustrating to me. Glad you didn't give up though! Happy weekend!

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  3. Ah!! I can relate to your post... I often have trouble working out patterns and many end up in the bin..
    Your house looks alright Di...
    Love your cartoon...

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  4. Mine is cut out, so we shall see how I go. Hopefully pictures later!

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  5. Oh I hate days like that. Very cute houses.

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