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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sew, sew, ... sigh

Good morning from a non-snowy Washington DC!
... as viewed from a television screen shot of Channel 4 news.

They were warning (threatening) of a 1-2" snowfall starting in the wee hours this morning; they were promising to keep us updated starting at 4 am this morning.  I don't know if they did or not, I was still sleeping!  So this is what 1-2" looks like:
well heck, I'll take it!

My latest adventures in the En Provence mystery quilt ... Sometimes I think it's a mystery why it's taking so long to finish, but then again - it isn't!

See that peek-a-boo hole in the middle there?

That's part of a sashing strip - I turned a lot of my purple 4-patches the wrong way!  I started off doing it right in the first two blocks, but somewhere along the line I did one wrong.  THEN, rather than looking at Bonnie's sample, I looked at my own layout and kept repeating and repeating that wrong layout.

So my sewing time (such as it is) the last couple days has been releasing those errant 4-patches, turning them a quarter turn, and sewing them back in - without unsewing the entire row!  *Sigh*  

Still cutting pieces for the QST's, sewing them as leader enders as I go.

Okay I admit it - I'm getting just a bit tired of this one, looking forward to finishing it up and moving on!

This is my last En Provence post til I get it finished, what more can I show and tell about it??  I don't want to bore you, you might not want to come back!

That's it for today, keep warm, stay out of the snow, sew forth and sew on


  1. I did a few of those 4 patches wrong too. It will be worth it in the end.

  2. I spent an awful lot of time crawling around on my design floor, obsessing over those 4patches.
    I've now got all my blocks (only did nine) sewn together with the sashing, and am starting to assemble the borders. It really does seem to be going sloooooowly...

  3. You're getting there, Linda! Your fabrics are beautiful, and it will all be worth it. :D


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