Well, the dogs had other ideas, and after cleaning up THOSE messes, I'm at the shop ready to go... Machine cleaned, threads chosen, there will be a new color on the back, so I'll wind some bobbins and get quilting... But the bobbin winder has other ideas...
OK, how hard can it be to find a little rubber widget? Harder than you think, and to order one from the company will be a hideous amount of money, plus a $5.00 handling fee, $6.00 shipping and at least a week in the mail... What's a girl to do? Improvise...
This is automotive fuel line... A 1" piece seems to be working and at $1.50 per foot I can replace it as often as I need to. So, I only wasted half a day with pesky stuff and of course soothing my frustration with chocolate was also allowed...
Chocolate Raspberry cake from our local bakery Bohemian Mama's will certainly do the trick. So, by 12:30 I was FINALLY settling in to quilt. Geez... some days! (Edit: I got most of the sampler quilted on Saturday and finshed it on Sunday. Just the binding left now)
On a brighter note, the girls in the Wednesday night Quilting 101 class have half their blocks done so it's time for a little show and tell. Two of them got out before I got pictures, I'll get them next week.
Paula's squares are laid out on the fabric she plans to use for the sashing. The dark pink and green look great together.
Bethany is fussy cutting from some cute Labrador puppy fabric. This is her very first quilt. We may have
Hope there were lots of chocolate eggs in everybody's Easter basket and lots of thread in your bobbin!
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