Tuesday, December 21, 2010

More Rollin', Pressin' and Sewin'

The "Roll, Roll Cotton Boll" mystery quilt project hasn't gotten the best of me yet!
I've completed the first four steps. 
Step 5 is making 600, 2" X 2" (unfinished) half-square triangles. My engine is quickly losing steam. 

I haven't even come close to cutting out half of them, and they all need sewing, pressing, and trimming. 
How does a designer find the time to design a quilt, make the quilt, and write a tutorial? I'm in awe.

I must assume that:

  • she isn't married
  • doesn't have children or pets
  • doesn't do housework
  • and, doesn't cook.
Step 7 will be released Christmas eve. I must also assume she has elves to decorate her house, bake cookies, and select and wrap gifts.

Being a quilt designer sounds like
the life.

6 comments:

  1. ROFL! Merry Christmas!

    It's funny that you mention all that, she is married, has grown kids (son) + she does cook/bake as she sometimes post recipes on her blog...ROLF! But I'm thinking that she must have elves cutting out all those danged pieces for the quilts...lol! Parts 1 and 2 are finished; strips are cut for Part 3...haven't started on them yet! OIY! Guess I had better get going....lol

    hugz
    Pam

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  2. I've been collecting the clues, but haven't started the quilt. When I read 600 2" HST's!!! I wondered if I would EVER be able to accomplish this quilt!!! We'll see. I'm having fun watching from the sidelines at this point!

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  3. 600 HSTs! WOW! I'd be losing some serious steam too. Happy Holidays!

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  4. And don't forget the 30 red squares at the end of that step!!
    Just like Dory in Finding Nemo- Just keep sewing, sewing, sewing!

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  5. Im with you. I am cutting some and sewing some to break it up a bit!! Sooooo many more to go :) Happy stitchin'

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  6. 600 2" HST's!!!
    The more i read on this the more I'm thinking...I'll give this one a miss!
    Julia ♥

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