With my (current) UFOs listed from 1 to 6, it’s been interesting how often the same numbers appear week after week. Not so this time, the roll of the dice called up UFO number 4, which hadn’t been worked on for a while. This is my “Little Letters” quilt designed by the Temecula Quilt Company and offered as a free pattern sometime last year. This colourful letters on this lovely little quilt were all made with scraps from my 2 1/2 inch box.
Ready to quilt wavy lines
The top was completed, it was all pinned up ready to quilt, and I wanted to try the “Organic Wavy Lines” type of quilting. Lorna from Sew Fresh Quilts uses this design on many of her animal quilts, and it always looks great. So I gave it a try, and had to admit defeat. My effort pulled at the back, and didn’t look good at all., sadly, although I was using my walking foot. So out came my trusty unpicker, and I spent ages undoing 8 lines of quilting.
Have to unpick these lines of quilting
So it was on to Plan B, which entailed stitching in the ditch around the sashing strips for a start. All nicely pinned to stop any movement. I’ve recently purchased some new pins, and one of these days I’m going to weed out all those nasty bent and damaged pins and replace them with nice new ones.
Plan B quilting, all pinned up
Needless to say, with all the extra time it took me to unpick the earlier quilting, I haven’t done as much today as I hoped. But never mind, I've got till the end of the week to keep plugging away at UFO number 4. Then I'll roll the dice again!