Thursday, March 2, 2017

Making friends with my seam ripper


I was being so careful. I measured my quilt top across the middle and both ends to make sure the pieced borders would fit. And then I sewed a top/bottom border to the side of this quilt.  I pinned every 4-5 inches because I couldn't figure out why it needed so much "easing" after all of the measuring I did.  Well, now I know why.  

So I'm making friends with the seam ripper.  It will take me a while to remove 68" of border.  Maybe tomorrow I'll get these 4 pieced borders on . . . The right way.  

3 comments:

  1. Quilting keeps us humble for sure! Your border is beautiful.

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  2. Quilting can be frustrating and sometimes maddening. I'm glad you discovered the solution.

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  3. Isn't that so annoying Sara, I had that trouble with my last quilt. what ever it was, I'm sure it won't happen again !

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