Friday, March 24, 2017


I decided today that I must not be able to count--anymore!!!
This quilt is driving me crazy--
every time I think  I have cut the right number of pieces--
or the correct sizes--I am off--
But I won't let this one get the best of me--
Here is the 12 blocks now-
they will all go on 'point' in the quilt--
( I cut part of the corner pieces with 5 inch squares instead of 5 1/2" blocks--
guess what--5" don't work!!!!)
and finally here is all the little 9 patches--
--that once again miss counted on--so had to make a stack more!!
and then with background pieces of 3 1/2" blocks I made them into--
In to '20' 9 1/2" blocks--
these are not pressed or squared up yet--
that is tomorrows job--
I worked alllll day on this quilt--
and I can only hope--
only hope that I can finish this quilt with what I have left--
so tomorrow should be interesting!!!!

And remember me saying that I was working on the last--
wool project that I had prepped--

well--this is the start of that project--
it seemed to take forever go get all this stitching done--
to this point--
here is the pattern--
Oh my--I haven't really even started this project yet--
look at all that stitching--???????
whose idea was it for me to make this???????



  1. Never let it be said that Di isn't up for a challenge! You certainly will never be bored will you? Everything always turns out beautiful, so just keep plugging along.

  2. Quilt math is tricky, worse than geometry I think. Hope you get all the right calculations made so you can finish. It's going to be a beautiful quilt.

  3. Oh Di! You have so much more patience than I do. When this happens to me, I just have to walk away for a while. Everything looks fantastic. (:By the way, I love, love, love the background on your blog site. The old wood and the little rabbit with the cart full of flowers is so cute. Have a wonderful weekend!

  4. You are doing great. We all make mistakes sometimes. I know I definitely do. But, you are resilient. You keep working at it and are making great progress. Loving your projects.

  5. Good on you for keeping at it... all will look great I'm sure.

  6. Oh but it is sooooo pretty even if you can't count! Don't worry,it isn't just you... I have the same problem ;) It will all be worth it in the end! xx

  7. When I set a quilt on point, I cut the outside pieces larger than needed. I can always trim but I can't always make them bigger to fit.


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