I sat down to sew my Reunion squares together yesterday and my machine went kaput. There is something wrong with the tension and I just got it back last week from having work done on the tension unit!
I was not happy. But I still have so much to show you!
I took the machine back to the shop for another look-see. Undeterred, I have been sewing on other projects, I just dusted off my Singer Featherweight. Always trusty, that one.
I made these two blocks
for a quilt that Hopeful Threads is making for kids in foster care in Texas. I found this group through Melissa at Sew Bittersweet Designs.
So, with my regular machine not working, I didn’t want to finish my reunion squares on my featherweight since I didn’t know if the seams would match, so my mind was racing about what to do next. After all, you can’t let a weekend go to waste!
So I pulled out a compass block I had cut out and put that together:
I decided to wait to set it into a background fabric until I make more of them and decide how the finished quilt will be put together. While I was sewing on this, I was trying to decide if I should:
A. make more compasses and actually start a quilt
B. pick up another UFO
C. start one of the many projects that have been swirling in my mind.
Of course, I chose option C. I have just too many beautiful fabrics and ideas for creations to let them sit idly by while I actually finish something else!
I got out my kaffe polka dots (gorgeous!) and a few others that go along and some solid grays and set to work making pickles.