13 May 2016

a shot of color for the weekend

1.25 handed free motion quilting and a mistake but what the heck. It's just a book cover for an old book that I reference almost daily. I NEED color today so I tried to make this book cover. Hopefully my orthopedic surgeon will not find out. I am happy and have a sore arm. It would have been way to easy to take a photo of the fabric before I cut it....



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There is a bit of wonkiness to the free-motion not really on purpose but kind of endearing (smile). I am happy and two Tylenol will take care of the shoulder.

8 comments:

  1. Haven't visited your blog in a while, just saw.the post.about your injury! Hope you are doing better, I can't even imagine quilting with an injury like that.

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  2. Wow! I love that fabric, and the free motion quilting looks great! Don't you go overdoing it now... sew now, pay later! But I know you enjoyed it, even with the pain afterward...

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  3. If your surgeon was a fibre artist the would understand that we need our fix! Nice colorful cover. Glad to hear your feeling well enough to break the guidelines!

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  4. There really is no stopping you!

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  5. Gorgeous! Love the bright colors and polka dots!

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  6. So sorry to hear that you broke your arm. These things can be plenty frustrating and painful. [I have experience with metal plates and screws.] The good news is that you will get better! Don't neglect the Physical Therapy.

    It's good to do a little something to keep your spirits up!

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  7. What did I say about making sure you took time to rest?? I know, stitching is good for the soul so you need to take care of that too. Wonderful, endearing work.

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