Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Rowing With One Oar.....

That's how I feel quilting right now!  Some how, one of my Machinger Gloves went missing a few months ago.  

 I'm pretty sure it's one of the boys........probably this one.

He has this thing for dirty socks.  I'm pretty sure that my missing Machinger is with all the missing socks. 

So the HoHoHo quilt is on hold for a few days.  I tried quilting with just one glove but it was like rowing a boat with one oar.  I felt like I was going in circles!  No, circles was NOT the quilt pattern I wanted to use on this quilt.  The other quilts I have finished lately were just straight cross-hatching but I wanted to try my hand at meandering on this one.

On the plus side, I sent a detailed Christmas list to the kids.  TurfBoy lives 2 miles from one of my favorite quilt shops in Central, SC.  I even called them to make sure they had what I wanted before I sent him a list.

So maybe Christmas afternoon, after the paper is thrown away and the dishes are loaded in the dishwasher and the obligatory afternoon nap (!), I can start quilting on HoHoHo.

Blessings, Cathi


Darlene said...

Well I got a mental image of you trying to row with one oar - ahem - quilt with one hand. LOL

Let's hope your son comes through. :-)

paulette said...

Good luck with the HO HO quilt! With or without gloves it feels like I am paddling with one oar when I machine quilt...that is going to be my New Years resolution this year! To make the time to practice!! Take care and have the BEST Christmas EVER!

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Great post! lol

Have a wonderful Christmas Cathi!


Micki said...

Good luck with the quilt and have a Merry Christmas!