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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Just Takes 2 - Set 2

Here are the others...


The final blocks from Set 2.


This is THE worst block I have ever
made.  I love precision in my quilting
and there is nothing precise about this.
After cutting, sewing, ripping and a little
cursing I finally finished and it was the
wrong size.  I added a few strips to 2 sides
and squared it up because I never wanted
to make this block again!!!!


I think I'll go lose myself in some
felt and embroidery today...


3 comments:

  1. Sounds not good.... Didn't turn me on to make these blocks...

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  2. You sound very disheartened! Sometimes when this happens its good to put them aside and revisit them at a later time - I decided not to take this project on as I had other things I needed to do - see how you feel in a week before deciding whether or not to continue! Hope you are feeling a bit better now that you have immersed yourself in something different!

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  3. I've come to the same conclusion. I was looking forward to the pattern, but it somehow looked a bit 'messy' this combination of blocks. I had selected a lot of reds and off whites, but waited for the 2nd set of blocks and guess what?? I made a testblock, the house LOL. And I thought it was me :-)).
    I;m so glad you wrote about it.
    So I'll look for another 2 color pattern. I hope you'll find something 'nice' to do with your blocks.
    Have a great week,

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