No Work Goes Unpunished

I thought this would be the year that i would finally finish my daughter’s quilt. I even pulled out my sewing machine to speed along the process.

Having watched several YouTube videos, I knew I could use a walking foot to stitch the front to back and sandwich in the middle.

Alas, things went horribly awry and the backing fabric twisted and bunched resulting in a very messy quilt.

And so I spent the last weekend unpicking all the work I had done with the machine. Worse, I even tore a bit of the backing and unpicked my hand quilting on the top. Grr.

The hubbinator, bless him, asked if we should buy a proper machine to quilt for me. A proper machine costs at least 1500USD. I don’t think so, not with the time I spend quilting at the moment.

I looked at cheaper quilting frames and decided I was too cheap for those, too. Instead, I will try tying a quilt without a frame. I hope it makes the process a little more forgiving. I will also be patching the back and restitching the quilting as I go.

Wish me luck.

Until next time, stay healthy.

About Linda Andrews

Linda Andrews lives with her husband and three children in Phoenix, Arizona. When she announced to her family that her paranormal romance was to be published, her sister pronounce: "What else would she write? She’s never been normal." All kidding aside, writing has become a surprising passion. So just how did a scientist start to write paranormal romances? What other option is there when you’re married to romantic man and live in a haunted house? If you’ve enjoyed her stories or want to share your own paranormal experience feel free to email the author at www.lindaandrews.net She’d love to hear from you.
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