From now until Bonnie Hunter’s new book comes out in September you’ll find me right here on Wednesdays sharing my progress on a UFO (unfinished project). My hope is to get some finished so I won’t feel guilty sewing on new projects from her new book. It’s not to late to join in the fun. You can find my first post about it here. You can see my listing of all my Bonnie Hunter UFOs here.
So close…so, so close.
Over the weekend I decided to grab my Pineapple Crazy blocks and start sewing on them again. We were headed back to Lacrosse for a doctor appointment and ripping off papers in the car is my favorite thing to do. I needed more blocks done if I was going to rip papers….so away I went sewing.
I finished three that were started….Then I did six. Great. That would give me nine papers to rip along the way. Awesome.
Then I decided to do a count and see how many I needed. WOW. Just six more. Hmmm…it was Saturday night. We were home. I could sleep in the next day. I was going to do them. I texted my friend Nell and told her I was almost done.
At 11pm I messaged Kelli and said, “I did it.” WOW. I was HAPPY…SO HAPPY!!!!!!!
So the next day I started ironing and trimming blocks. I was happily going to count them up and show them off for today’s post. Here are my piles…25 in each except for one pile. That one only had fifteen. That’s 185 blocks. AH…look at them.
I had more…I had this stack. The stack here I de-papered while I was recouping. That’s 15 more. I’m up to 200. WOW. They were so awesome to look at.
Then I got my stack of blocks that had paper. I ironed them. Then I counted them. WHAT?!?!?!? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
I only had 15. Only 15 more blocks. WHAT!
I looked. I counted. I looked and counted again. UGH.
The truth hit me. I wasn’t done. I had 15 more blocks. That would bring me to 215….I need 224. That means I wasn’t done. I need 9 more blocks. Oh no. Oh well. I made 215. I certainly can make 9 more.
I was off to find more tracing paper and off to find my master sheet so I could start sending the paper through my printer. As I was doing that I was thinking about the papers and my miscount. Then I remembered that I gave papers to a couple people last year at the quilting retreat. I must have given 9 paper away. I had forgotten about it. That’s why when I was done with my stack of papers I thought I was done with the blocks. I hope they got hooked on Pineapple Crazy too.
Make sure to check back here next week to see if I tackle those last nine blocks….Wouldn’t that be awesome?