Sarah celebrates the weeks accomplishments every Friday on her blog. This week there’s a give-away as well and it’s certainly increased the number of people joining her link party. When I last checked there were 23 participants and by the end of Sunday, that’ll be a much larger number. It’s a very nice way to see what everyone’s done and a quick way to check out these people’s blogs. Everyone who visits Sarah’s blog regularly seems to be a gentle non-über type quilter, so no one has to be embarrassed if their ‘done’ for the week is a bit small. Afterall, we all have other commitments, different capabilities and greater/lesser dedication to the quilting bug.
Meanwhile in my world, this weeks accomplishments have been inside my head. Decisions can be as much effort as the work to carry them out.
First item: I’ve managed to create a vision of my current quilt-in-progress and that is a massive load off my mind. Any thoughts out there on the prairie points? They will point in like shown and be sewn down. I wasn’t going to do them at all (not pointing in or out) but the blue border was so plain compared to the rest of the quilt that it just seemed to be appropriate to go to this extra trouble.
On another project, I have managed to finish up the outside border of a friend’s flimsy and piece a back. She’s supplied me with the fluffy polyester batting that used to be used in comforters. This will be a first for me as I have only used normal quilting batting. We’ll see how the frame and machine like this new food. If you click a couple of times on the “mad hens” pic, you’ll see how I’ve managed to simulate the stitching pattern to show approximately how it will look. If she picks that stitching pattern, we’ll shortly see how good this mockup is.
On a completely different topic, I have a question for my readers: Every comment that has been left on my posts, I have answered. I don’t email the people back, I hit “reply” where I view the comment and it gets printed on the blog. I must admit, that I never go back to any comments that I have made, to see if people have replied there. When I get replies from comments I leave on other peoples posts, they always land in my email. Being new to this whole thing, perhaps that doesn’t happen the way I reply to comments I get. Perhaps the kind commenters to my posts think that I ignore them. Does anyone have a comment about this?