In my quest to finish projects that I've started over the past year, I realized the other day that one huge gob of a project was taking up entirely too much space on my cutting table (which has gradually become a storage surface and can no longer be used for cutting). So I began quilting this piece of fabric which I had painted last Winter/Spring when I was exploring the Amazing Grace series. I hadn't done too much machine quilting lately, so the change from clothing construction was refreshing. I also hadn't made any flange type pillows in a few years, so that was an adventure!
After inserting the pillow into it's
space, I serged a rolled hem around the flange edge, using a Superior Threads variegated rayon (same thread I used for quilting). I like the effect, but the serging was a challenge! I had to stand in front of the serger, grasping the pillow partially under my left arm and rather clenched in my left hand, while guiding with my right hand and pressing the presser foot with my right foot. My left foot was busy keep the rest of my body steady so that I didn't topple over! It must have been quite a site, but Barker, bless his little heart, remained silent, stiffling a chuckle!
So there you have it: I've finished yet another of my projects! I think I must be manic at times, dreaming up all of these things to make and then after I get the fabrics dyed or painted, I seem to lose interest. Is anyone else like that? I cannot seem to stick to one project at a time! I'm quite the same way with knitting: if I don't have 2-3 projects going in my knitting bag, I'm not happy! Please tell me I'm not alone in this....or if I am, what is your solution?
PEACE TO YOU ON THIS FINE DAY!!!!