Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Grrrrr!!!


Herein is a gentle reminder to check the back of your work as you are merrily quilting along.






I did not check. I just quilted. And quilted.




It looked fine on the side I could see and I was smokin'!


Today, I'm taking out all that stitching. Not my favorite thing to do in the world. Oh, well. Lesson learned. Again.







On a totally unrelated note, there are still lots of good things in the world to see.





And a lot of them are in my very own back yard.












Hope your day is going beautifully!












Hugs and kisses,

8 comments:

  1. Ooohhh Nooooo. I HATE it when that happens! On the upside, that's a lot easier to rip out than normal stitches. ;-)

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  2. It's called "frogging" as in "rip it, rip it" - and agreed to the post above, bad tension is easier to undo than good tension - it's still no fun so feelin' your pain at least you have beautiful distractions in the backyard that you can glance up and look at if you decide to frog outside!

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  3. OK-- talk to me... this has happened to me as well. Was there a bobbin thread issue or was the fabric too tight and the needle and threads pulled... I'm just trying to figure out what causes this blasted problem... I'd appreciate the advice...

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  4. Oh no, Elaine. This has happened to me a few time. I always try to run my fingers on the back of the quilt...you can feel when the tension is off. Good luck! I hate to "unsew".

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  5. Elaine,
    Wow I hate it when I have to take stiches out. That's a big job.

    I love the photos of your yard. The flowers are really pretty.

    Have a great weekend.

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  6. Elaine,
    Wow I hate it when I have to take stiches out. That's a big job.

    I love the photos of your yard. The flowers are really pretty.

    Have a great weekend.

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  7. Oh Elaine. Have I done that before!! Oh my. Thats why I say my seam ripper is my friend. If it were my foe it would only make it worse.

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  8. Oh my! That is not good at all. I feel so bad that wasted all that hard work. That happens on my machine a lot so I always check. But then again, I have a very basic inexpensive machine, so I almost expect to happen. :-)

    But when I saw your pictures, I thought it looked like a lovely stitch pattern. Almost like embroidery.

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