Saturday, July 9, 2011

Cut my loses

Yes, pun intended. I had ordered woven heather for my background fabric for the Synchronized Squares quilt and it did not work. I thought it was going to be peach; it was orange. The fabric was like jersey and it squirmed when I cut it. I hadn't changed my blade in a while and that did not help. I tried to make it work and kept hoping the orange would grow on me. It did not. I missed the completion deadline and just wasn't enjoying the project. I decided to cut my loses and move on. I am so glad I did. I ordered another solid online and it is so much more me. It is actually a Fig Tree solid- Wheat Bella. I just finished cutting up my 10 inch squares and thoroughly enjoyed the process. I am working on putting my pieces together.

Here is another upside to ordering the new solid. I ordered it from 1 Choice 4 Quilting. The fabric was on sale (20% off) and there was a coupon code on the blog for an additional 10%. The package arrived yesterday and in it was a surprise- some extra goodies, including a pair of scissors. How cool is that? Always need more pairs of scissors.

1 comment:

  1. I'll have to check them out! It's going to be very pretty when you are done.