Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
Quantity:
Subtotal
Taxes
Shipping
Total
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Blog

Blog

I keep myself in stitches, laughing that is.....

Posted by Pam Quiltaholic Biswas on 26 July, 2014 at 11:20

If I want a laugh, I just have to look at myself to see all the funny things I do.  Last Saturday, I went to a great workshop taught by our own Cathy W. of the Houston Modern Quilt Guild.  She taught us how to make a lovely scrappy trip around block and quilt using a strip piecing technique, both fun and simple.  

I had selected a red, white and black theme for my quilt, packed up all my fabrics, and tools including sewing machine but when I got to the workshop, guess what I forgot?  The machine!  Well, that was not the only thing I forgot that day, but it is rather funny that I go to a sewing workshop and forgot the machine.  I've heard of other people doing that, but I usually could not believe one could forget the machine.  Yep, now I believe it.  

I love those precuts held together by ribbons and these are the ones I used:  Kona solid white Roll Up, Riley Blake Mystique, Studio E Essentials VII and a few other Riley Blake fabric pieces, some rich lush Cherrywood fabrics in reds.  I'm very lucky to have a great friend who just happened not to bring her fabric that day and offered to sew my fabric so it all worked out pretty good for both of us.  And she did a fantastic job of sewing for me.  Thanks Janet!  Here is one of the beautiful blocks!

So, I picked my stripsets and made a few and began to cut the pieces. It took 6 strips to make a stripset and 6 cuts of a stripset to make a block.  The idea was to make the stripset into a tube, then cut pieces from the tube to make the block.  Unsewing at different places in the tube made each strip different and allowed the block to have movement.  However, last night, I forgot to make the tube before I started cutting my pieces from the stripset.  I got a laugh out of that, but I discovered a great timesaving technique in my mistake.  

Because I cut some pieces before making the tube, I was able to use these two pieces for the first column and last column of my block, and then I did not have to unsew these two pieces.  I then sewed the tube and cut the second, third, fourth and fifth column which I will have to unsew at different places.  But, in my mistake, I discovered how to save the time of unsewing over 52 pieces which I would have had to do if I sewed the tube first.  Yea, this all worked out in the end....


I now have some blocks, some stripsets and some pieces to make more blocks and hope to make a quilt from all these soon.  

Do you have a funny story about something you did and can laugh about it now?  I'd love to hear about it!

Categories: 2014 July

Post a Comment

Oops!

Oops, you forgot something.

Oops!

The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

Already a member? Sign In

46 Comments

Reply Reulpit
3:28 on 24 September, 2021 
Reply ExtetaTep
20:52 on 23 September, 2021 
Priligy
Reply Unjusty
15:08 on 23 September, 2021 
Plaquenil
Reply comment-215462
3:31 on 23 September, 2021 
Please let me know if you're looking for a writer forr your site.
You have some really great articles and I belkieve I would be a good asset.

If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd absolutely love too write some
content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me
an email if interested. Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Reply comment-215462
3:31 on 23 September, 2021 
Please let me know if you're looking for a writer forr your site.
You have some really great articles and I belkieve I would be a good asset.

If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd absolutely love too write some
content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me
an email if interested. Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Reply comment-215462
3:31 on 23 September, 2021 
Please let me know if you're looking for a writer forr your site.
You have some really great articles and I belkieve I would be a good asset.

If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd absolutely love too write some
content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me
an email if interested. Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Reply comment-215462
3:31 on 23 September, 2021 
Please let me know if you're looking for a writer forr your site.
You have some really great articles and I belkieve I would be a good asset.

If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd absolutely love too write some
content for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me
an email if interested. Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Reply MeceDweld
3:25 on 23 September, 2021 
Reply Kelvin
3:23 on 23 September, 2021 
Pleease let me know iff you're looking for a writer for your site.
You have some reaally great articles and I believe I would be
a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd
absolutely love tto write sone content forr your
blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an email iff interested.
Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://www.bluesedge.com/?unapproved=215462&moderation-hash=81180
1c41bf1a6411b788822b8890b40
Reply Kelvin
3:23 on 23 September, 2021 
Pleease let me know iff you're looking for a writer for your site.
You have some reaally great articles and I believe I would be
a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd
absolutely love tto write sone content forr your
blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an email iff interested.
Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://www.bluesedge.com/?unapproved=215462&moderation-hash=81180
1c41bf1a6411b788822b8890b40
Reply Kelvin
3:23 on 23 September, 2021 
Pleease let me know iff you're looking for a writer for your site.
You have some reaally great articles and I believe I would be
a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd
absolutely love tto write sone content forr your
blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an email iff interested.
Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://www.bluesedge.com/?unapproved=215462&moderation-hash=81180
1c41bf1a6411b788822b8890b40
Reply Kelvin
3:23 on 23 September, 2021 
Pleease let me know iff you're looking for a writer for your site.
You have some reaally great articles and I believe I would be
a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I'd
absolutely love tto write sone content forr your
blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an email iff interested.
Thanks!
http://w91355kd.beget.tech/2021/09/16/gde-i-kakim-obrazom-mozhno-
kupit-prava-lishencam.html
Comment-117364 (Kelvin) http://www.bluesedge.com/?unapproved=215462&moderation-hash=81180
1c41bf1a6411b788822b8890b40
Reply thidalt
21:08 on 21 September, 2021 
Reply how long does plaquenil stay in your system
18:39 on 21 September, 2021 
cialis pill cutter
Reply priligy results
7:29 on 18 September, 2021 
Awc Canadian Phar
Reply Tarbult
3:49 on 18 September, 2021 
azithromycin for chlamydia
Reply CAbooth
3:13 on 18 September, 2021 
http://buyplaquenilcv.com/ - hydroxychloroquine 200 mg price
Reply Zithromax
7:29 on 16 September, 2021 
viagra or cialis which is better
Reply unwirty
16:22 on 14 September, 2021 
lasix diuretic
Reply Uogmbesm
11:49 on 12 September, 2021 
0