Thursday, July 6, 2017

UP TO DATE

Now I can officially state that--
=====all my bom's are up to date--
here is Junes' wool block--
I will add a couple buttons to this, of bees, when it is quilted--
The next block will be a fall one and comes out next Friday--

And I did get this started--
the machine quilting--
this is 2 rows of the blocks--
I started with trying  out a walking foot--
and I have to say--I did not like it--
it slowed everything down alot and it was hard to get the quilt under the foot--
and it sometimes stuck in the up position so had to continually keep adjusting it--
( course this could of just been me???)
finally put the old regular sewing foot on the machine and off I went--
am also able to sew straighter lines--some of my seams here look like a 'drunk' was at the wheel!!!
( and yes--I do see that I missed a couple rows on the short side--hummmmm????)
I have got the long rows done on the second piece now too--


And one a few days ago when I was done on the dock--
a guy came down the ramp and handed me this--Rose--
I took this photo a couple days after he gave it to me--so some of the palm leaves had dried a bit--
he did a lovely job on it--then he stumbled back up the dock and walked down the road!!!!


I did realize that this is the month of July--
and don't we usually sew some Christmas projects in this month?????
I know I have a couple that I want to start--
but I really need to get this bed quilt done first--
Is anyone else sewing on a Christmas project this month?????????

          ENJOY THE MOMENTS-DI



6 comments:

  1. Fabulous job on your wool block. I love it!! I'm sorry the walking foot didn't work out for you. I can't imagine life without mine. And yes, I'm starting a couple of Christmas gifts this month.

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  2. Your wool block turned out beautifully. At least you are finding out what works and what doesn't. Happy stitching this weekend.

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  3. You wool block is excellent!

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  4. Great to hear your up to date........
    How nice is the rose......

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  5. How annoying the walking foot didn"t work for you.
    Well done being up to date with your BOMs..
    Yep I am busy doing some secret Christmas sewing.

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  6. Glad you are caught up! I am close I think.
    As long as I keep plugging along.
    I have been thinking about and stressing about getting Christmas presents done in July! Does that count????
    L,A-

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