Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Something always happens..........

Something always happens when I am on a short time schedule.
It is more a rule than an exception, and I guess you know all about it too ;-)
My attention was needed on other arenas,
as it the most typical when I don't have much time,
and when I came around to cut the blocks to size I cut one off center.
It was one of the small blocks, so it can be redone without to much work.
Then, when I came around to start the sashing I got the bright idea of doing some math,
and could conclude I am a couple of inches short of the fabric I wanted to use, which is not available anymore.
Good for me I did the math first, and not started sewing strip sets and coming out to short having done a lot of the sewing and joining ! A true bright moment :-)

The class reunion is at a quilt shop, so I can find another fabric today,
and I will bring my blocks and a couple of photos of the layout.

I want to finish this quilt, as a daily thread project.
I have renamed it to Watermelon Quilt.
Starboat was the name given by the teacher, named from a song.
With my colours it reminds me more of watermelon.

Time to pack the bag and go to the reunion !


  1. How good it is to know that I am not alone in forgetting the Math from time to time.

    I do find Hanne, that when that happens the next idea is even better than the first one.

    Ah the joys of creativity.

  2. Watermellon is good... Hopefully you find the "Perfect" fabric at the quilt shop!

  3. I love the look of this quilt - very vintage.

  4. Watermelon quilt is a much better name in my not so humble opinion! I never could figure out where Starboat come from. I really like how this is lookoing. Eager to see what you find for the sashing - glad you did the math first!

  5. Anonymous9:38 pm

    Lovely quilt- so glad you noticed you were short early on!!! Phew!

  6. Anonymous3:46 pm

    dear hanne,

    i love this charming to-be quilt. are you handpiecing it? your quilts delight me!

    ellen in fl


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