Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Moving Along

Life has a way of interfering with my crafing. It's uncanny the way it always seems to make fun of me and my plans. I started Saturday nice and early and was on my way to success when I was sideswiped by "life". Isn't that always the way?
Needless to say, I lost my mojo, I lost my stride... and I didn't finish my block! Woe is me. =(
I did however make a big nice dent in it so here you go, this is what I have to show for my efforts. Nowhere near four hours but almost 3/4 done. I'd say, it's moving right along. See? My glass is half full, today! LOL!
The pins are there to stretch the pieces because I am too lazy to iron after every stitch. hahaha. I am using fusible batting so once it's ironed the pins go...see how some parts have no pins??? Those parts have been ironed.
It's looking pretty good, if I should say so myself. =)
Now for those who have not started I have to tell you, if you're not paying attention to what you are doing, crazy piecing will kick your butt! hahaha. Yes, I am no fan of piecing and I have to tell you that this crazy piecing is not helping my opinion of this particular step. I'll have to take pics of my
goofs to post separately. I just wanted to share what I did get done. And ask that those who signed up for the challenge post their pics. C'mon! You can show it, even if you didn't finish it, you stepped up to the plate so share your work...
I'm hoping to finish my block this week. I'm moving along. It's not about speed, it's about endurance. And as we say in Spanish, "Yo voy a Mi!" Loosely translated that means, "My money's on me!" Life will always get in the way, but we all have to work around those challenges so here's to moving along! Woo-HOO!
Oh, and post those pics...I'll wait till Wed to draw the winner. B=)

3 comments:

Tarrah at The Pottery Shed said...

Hi Brenda! I know what you mean about crazy piecing will kick your butt if you aren't careful, it did it to me too.
I'm glad that you still posted your block even though you didn't get it quite finished...it looks great, only a little bit to go yet! :)

JAM said...

Brenda...That is why I just do the overlap method...You don't have to worry about working yourself into a corner...I had enough of that when I used to do traditional crazy quilts. Now I just fake it:))) Yours looks great! JAM

Robin C said...

looking good Brenda. I just wish I'd gotten mine going but the albatross is off my neck, I've mailed the taxes...maybe this weekend will be better. Life just gets in my way of having fun!

one question, what size pieces are you cutting as most of the pictures in the WC book are large?