Sunday, 24 April 2016
Slow is Good
I thought I could barge in for a minute to show I am still alive. ;^)
My computer was playing tricks on me with the graphics. Sometimes it was oversized and other time it was too small. Every morning when I opened it I didn't know what I would get. Then I lost Windows. Completely! No Windows, no computer. It's that simple. It really distressed me as I have so much saved on it. Not just quilting stuff but budgets, recipes, addresses, lists ... It did a number on my nerves. My world was not a happy one. ;^(
I kind of kept in touch with what my bloggy friends, thanks to my tablet, but I found it hard to comment. (I really love my keyboard, thank you! :^D )
That too depressed me.
After two weeks, my tech-y wizz nephew got me Ubuntu. It's a Windows wannabe but not like it. I'm still not comfortable with it, but let's move on with something quilting, shall we?
Because I had no computer, do you think I quilted more?
Nope! Too upset!! The seams were not straight, the hand quilting was not nice and the Ultimate Sampler 365 Challenge was asking for inset seams! Bawhahahahahahaha!
Nope! Not gonna do that!!
Instead I did something that didn't need to be neat or demanded attention and neatness. (You'd think I could download some pictures right? Oh gosh!! ) Untouched pictures because I have nothing on this computer to resize them. Sorry!
Did some string blocks! Mindless work, I'd say. Cynthia is also doing some string blocks. They are lovely. I use the same method to sew my block except for the corners. I mostly dig in my box of saved triangles for the corners.
I did some orange one too ... of course.
Today is a beautiful sunny day. Still on the cool side which is fine by me. So, I'll work on this project.
Shakespeare in the Park.
I have decided how to quilt the big blue squares. Now that I have a plan, it might get done lol. So far, I have quilted 1/4 inch from the seams and some simple straight lines for the middle star.
I am using quilting threads of different blues for this quilt. The threads will be as scrappy as the quilt itself. I had more pictures taken but will save them for another day when I can do something about the size. Thank you for being patient. ;^)
Joining Kathy (Slow Sunday Stitching) and Cynthia (Oh Scrap!). Hope you'll come by to see all the eye candy. So fun!
Until next time ... keep in stitches. ;^)
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