Monday, June 7, 2010

oops.

Does anyone else ever have this problem?

"Oops! I messed up!"...
"Seam ripper time!!!"

My big kids laugh at me as I talk myself through
these little difficulties!

I made this and thought....
"Great! I'm done with my bee block!"

Then.....I looked at the directions one more time.
I ripped out some white squares...
added some half square triangles....

AAaah! That's better.
Good thing I double checked!!

9 comments:

  1. Yep. That's a lot of little squares so an easy-to-do error. Looks good Beth.

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  2. You are funny! The block looks very nice!
    Do you ever use a small design board next to your machine? I have a little piece of foam board covered with fleece next to my sewing station. Whenever I am working on a large block with million little pieces, I lay the pieces on it so I don't make a mistake. The terrible thing is... I still do at times!!! But it helps most of the time!

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  3. I can see myself getting a bit confused on that block...lots of pieces to keep straight! It turned out just lovely!

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  4. The seam ripper is my best friend!!!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Jaclyn

    PS Your blog is pretty great!!

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  5. Check out this blogpost/tutorial - a really interesting way to work with a lot of small squares with intricate placing.

    http://www.ohfransson.com/oh_fransson/2010/05/tokyo-subway-map-top-finished.html

    This is so simple I'm sorry I didn't think of it first!!

    Your block is beautiful!!

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  6. You Always...amaze me!!!

    truly truly LOVE your blog!!!

    xo
    eva

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  7. The pictures you posted were like the ones where you are supposed to "find 10 things that are different," I had to look really hard to find the differences between them! Guess mine is an untrained eye. Fun quilt! Maybe I oughtta try it sometime...

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  8. i love all the fresh colors with the white - so cooling and easy on the eye. I became a much better sewer when I became willing to rip out mistakes :)

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  9. I absolutely love the block - and so sorry it was such a pain (I would have loved it either way). Thanks so much for all your hard work.

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