I’m moving back into the sewing room for now as there are a few logistics still for the room shuffle to take place. I can’t wait to set up my machine and get more creative time without having to step/trip over multiple project bags. No doubt when the big move does take place there will be more sorting/culling but for now I am content with the work I have done.
The row by row is bubbling along nicely, I am halfway through the Florist Shop Row. That means 2 more appliqué rows, 1 Dresden row and the piecing to go. The June deadline is looming but I have decided to take the row by row on my Girls Road Trip and plan that as my machine project and I am hoping to get the pieced rows finished in the trip which is only a couple of weeks away.
The weather here is still unseasonably warm but we did have a bit of a break from the heat, who would have thought we would still need the aircon in April.
The kids had exams for their Drone licenses last week. It was a bit of a trial for Mo she studied for hours, Maestro not so much in fact hardly at all she only scored slightly better than him which was a shame. She said she just didn’t get it but this morning she recited some stuff about weather patterns and what they were doing and I said to her see you did take it all in.
Yesterday being Anzac Day I decided to spend a good part of it in my sewing room. Unfortunately my thinking hat wasn’t on and after deciding picking colours and cutting for the first pieced row I did the block above. It wasn’t until I pieced all 10 blocks that I discovered that I had pieced them wrong and made the blocks too long. I thought I was making 6” blocks when in fact I was making 8” blocks because 2 + 4 + 2 = 6 NOT but in my head it did. So I have an 80” strip instead of 60”.
So a lot of unpicking later I got it back together then thought it was a bit long then got my other rows out and discovered it was in fact too long but there is a solution. I also discovered that the tulip row was cut longer than the rest of the rows and I will have to move two of the tulip plants. So 1 step forward 10 steps back.
Mo and I have a busy day today the dog is in for a haircut we are both having some remedial massage and we have to do food shopping which always takes longer when she tags along.