I’m trying to make the most of the days that I have off. I really want to get that pile of quilt tops tackled. Today was a little harder for me to just grab one and go though. Today I had to talk myself into quilting this next one.
I really didn’t want to. There was a reason this quilt was in the pile. There was a reason I didn’t tackle it….I knew I’d have problems with it. I knew I didn’t love the quilt….
It looks nice in pictures….Once I’m done and show it as a finish I’ll point out why it’s not my favorite. It will actually be a great quilt for showing my ideas on color theory… But now I want to talk a little about that quilt that is in the pile that you don’t want to and never find the time to quilt.
This one was mine. I finally gave myself permission to just quilt it. I wasn’t holding myself to making this one look spectacular. I gave myself permission to not go above and beyond. I told myself it was fine to just get it done….and that’s what I did.
It’s still going to be a fine quilt. I’m still doing a good job. I’m not however fretting about it.
See how it doesn’t lay really flat?? That was a challenge, but I pulled up my big girl pants, did my best and moved on. I wanted the quilt top pile finished more that I wanted a perfect product and that’s what finally got me working on this quilt.
Do you give yourself permission to just finish a project?? It was actually really freeing. I’m so glad this won’t be hanging over my head anymore. What a relief.
I had a trusty sidekick helping me. See?? Continue reading