Monday, August 25, 2014

Amid the August swelter....

I broke a needle the end of last month during some overly aggressive, exhausted, & stressed out quilting. 

After all my attempts to retrieve it, I had no choice but to give up and take it in to the shop.


After a 2 week road trip with my husband, I was finally able to retrieve it. 

Dissected, deep cleaned, new bobbin case, cutter & pile, and heaven knows what else their chicken scribble said... $276.02--- holy crap! 

My Babylock Elisimo better purr like a kitten from now on!


I continued piecing my dotty quilt. The blocks are all joined, and I am embellishing with a few more Dresden plates and circles before I make my sandwich. I am still jostling the embellishments and would love some feedback. I am pleased to have met my goal with all the added distractions.





Also, I completed a new name tag as part of a challenge for our new modern quilting group!


2 comments:

  1. WOW!! What a frustrating trip to the sewing machine doctor. I like your fancy additions to the circles. It needed something, in my humble opinion. When I am trying to get an idea of the overall effect, a photo helps get the distance. I am seeing more embellishments on the outer edges, maybe? Or some smaller solid color circles on top of the main circles? Can't wait to see your lovely finish.

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  2. TY for feedback Jane. I have decided to leave it up on the design wall while finishing up some other projects. (none of them will have dots!)

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