I have been quilting for 3 years now and have ‘churned out’ lots of quilts in that time. Whenever I had completed a top, I always sandwiched it using safety pins and nothing else.
Originally, I used to roll aro…
Oh, what’s a girl to do when you’ve lost your sewing mojo……try and get it back of course!
Let me start at the beginning.
I store all of my fully made up quilts flat on the spare bed in the guest bedroom…
I find this happens too. My remedy 2 fold:
* get out my scraps and sort into colours-that really gets my creatives going
* if it hasn’t worked, sew crumbs if fabric together relatively randomly. I take bits out of the bag until one “ goes”, sew it to the last one and so on. No rhyme or reason, but….I am enthused!
If nothing else I can trim up lovely crumb squares ready for the next time!
I got out my scrappy squares and just sewed them together in two’s then fours and I now have half a scrappy quilt ready to be joined up. Mojo is back, now I just don’t have the time, too busy at work!
Recently I attended my very first quilting retreat and boy, it did not disappoint, but more on that later.
As I had never attended a retreat before I eagerly read up on what people were packing to take along to…
Great blog Ami …great to meet you…I’ve yet to make those snowballs x
Thanks Lyn, it was great to meet you too. I made quite a few more snowballs but am done for now. Once Christmas is over I plan on making a sixteen patch quilt, using the method you showed us x
It was really lovely to meet you and thank you for making my bag lighter going home
It was great to meet you too Jane and to see your beautiful quilts, and thanks for all the wadding, I made plenty more snowballs with it x
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