Sunday, March 3, 2013

So Close… Yet So Far!!

Has this ever happen to you? You put something important in a special place, but could not remember what that special place is…. Well, that is exactly what happened to me here!!!!! I was so happy that I finished all the hand quilting, and have everything ready for the binding, even made a quilt tag that was going to go with it.   

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But where did I put that roll of binding?! I had it cut and rolled before our move back to Taiwan because it’s easier to store. I even remember unpacking it and put it at a special place for ease access, but now I can’t remember just where that special place is…. I went through all the shelves and drawers that I put my craft things and couldn’t find it. So much for being organized!!! After two days of digging through all my stuff, I am giving up. I’ll just have to put it aside for now and hope that the binding will turn up when I least expected. So here is my quilt minus the binding….

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Moving on to my next project – the Mary Wigham Sampler!!!! Another UFO for such a long time!!! I decided to pick it up again, because I want to finish all my UFOs before starting on a new project again. Besides, I’m quite enjoying Mary’s company~ The last time I’ve worked on this was on September 30,2011!! It has waited long enough, won’t you say?!

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15 comments:

  1. So frustrating to not find that binding yet. Well, I always go back, back, back in my mind over it. And pray. It will show up. What a great quilt. I like the colors you chose on Mary.

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  2. Hope you find the binding soon! You're definitely not the only one who has done that.....the lost always turns up, it just takes time. Your quilt is beautiful.

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  3. Safe places - they're funny places in that they often stay so very very safe. I have a pair of Dovo scissors in my safe place!

    Congratulations on your beautiful almost finished quilt. Mary is looking good too!

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  4. A truly lovely quilt, and beautiful stitching on MW - great going.

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  5. Beautiful quilt, hope your binding turns up soon!

    Would love to follow your progress on Mary!

    Hugs,

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  6. Really, really pretty quilt, Teresa! I can imagine how frustrated you are with the missing binding. I'm sure it will turn up very soon :)

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  7. Yes, I do that all the time! It will turn up soon, and you'll wonder how you ever forgot that special spot in the first place! LOL

    Your quilt is gorgeous!!

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  8. pretty quilt, enjoy finish it:)

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  9. Oh, your quilt is so very lovely! I admire you for all that wonderful hand stitching and finishing it (you'll find the binding I'm sure!!). Such a pretty pattern and I do admire your color choices. Beautiful! Yes, I can identify- my Mary Wigham Sampler has been sitting in my UFO bag since 2011 as well! Perhaps I should get mine out, too!

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  10. Theresa, I wish you to find your binding soon! The same happens to me quite often too! I hide something important and forget the place :-)) Your Mary Wigham Sampler is magnificent!

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  11. Your quilt is so wonderful. And fantastic stitching.

    Greetings from Germany, Grit

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  12. The quilt is lovely though, and the Quaker piece is coming along nicely as well!

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  13. I hope your binding shows up soon. Your quilt is gorgeous! Mary Wigham is such a pretty Quaker sampler and I'm glad you got her out to work on her!

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  14. A gorgeous quilt, love the colours too!

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