Saturday, September 11, 2010

Some friends are a pain!

I don't know if it's me or my friend Cccatlover that is the pain! See, she is making a fabulous 30's quilt. It has lots and lots of with lots and lots of cut off triangles. I couldn't bear for them to go to waste so she saves them for me, I sew, trim and put them in a box. I've been working on them again (OH did I mention that they will finish at 1"??) . Sew, iron, trim. Sew, iron, trim.


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When I was in Ohio, I had my BIL help me separate them. (because of his brain tumor he is like a man with brain injury. It was a challenge for him to separate them into the proper piles). Here, I am on my own.

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This is a SMALL pile of blue and white half squares waiting to be trimmed....

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How many do you think are in this little tiny baggie??? 160!! Yes, all that work and once assembled 160 teeeny blocks will only work out to be 40X40....INCHES!!!

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This is the pile I have left to sew. Doesn't look like much but trust me! There are a million little half squares in that pile.



I have no idea how many more she has for me...She keeps threatening to send more. All I know is I am nuts and she is literally becoming a pain in my neck! This is hard work! But I sure am enjoying myself with this mindless little ditty!

1 comment:

Robin (rsislandcrafts) said...

Squaring up all those itty bitty HSTs is a pain but you will have a great little something when you are done. Plus, you will have the extra memory that goes with it.

It would bother me too to have all those triangles thrown out. I save all mine too. Crazy but fun. :)

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