Making Another Machine Applique Quilt
February 7, 2010
Why twice you may wonder? Well, I used to think multi-tasking was a strength of mine, but since Monet’s birth I have found that it is most certainly NOT, rather it is a horrible habit that often detours my work about 100 miles of course. So back to the question at hand, why did I cut each piece of fabric out twice? I suppose watching a baby, doing laundry, cooking dinner, answering the phone, all while creating a quilt pattern makes for a situation where mistakes will be made. And sure enough a mistake was made and fixing that mistake required me to cut a 1/2 inch off over half of my rectangular blocks. In hind sight, I suppose I could have kept the 1/2 inch there, but it threw off some other design elements and thus the perfectionist side of my personality kicked in over drive, and I spent the next 3 hours cutting all the blocks again.