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Valley of the Sun Quilters   Off-Topic Chat

Started 8/20/15 by KSCarolyn; 1931671 views.

We're all of the 71 tops forever projects?

Pirate (PIRATE_SR) said...

Well, we had a very entertaining Zoom chat today.

I think most of the people were just enjoying the chat but Mishima and Linda Puttman actually got some sewing done!

I'd planned to visit at least some, but I was out visiting clients the whole day! Glad you guys had a good time!

Pirate (PIRATE_SR) said...

For a grand total of 71 tops to be quilted.

Yowza! I'm not bold enough to count all of mine...LOL~!!

LABFIEND said...

Pirate (PIRATE_SR) said:

8 top over 8000 sq in.

We know which one wins the big prize!! 

That's just queen! :D Isn't that what most people make?




Misha: Tried to respond to your post of FB, Louie's pic, and for some reason it wouldn't go thru. He ran around the house like a wild man when I took off the collar this morning. So let him out and he and to reinvestigate all his spots outside.  I think he was going stir crazy in the house!


From: bornblesse2


I missed the zoom Yesterday, as I was at work.  It was slow for a Saturday - except for when we first opened and everyone dropped by.  
did you find your missing quilt top?

today I aim To go through more charity fabric to see what I can do with them.

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


No, some of them were planned, some of them were experiments. 

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)


I did some stitching too...

Worked on the hand quilting for G’s Fair Quilt (do not know what its real name will end up being yet). The Velcade shots tend to cause some neuropathy…and the nurses ask me every time before I get one if my fingers are tingling or if I have lost of fine motor control.  They did not TELL me that I could injure my fingers if I sewed…but evidently, it turns out I did – they still hurt today. Index finger and thumb on right hand are still very tender. I am looking at trying to wear the leather tips from a pair of doeskin gloves to see if I can tolerate hand stitching at all. I will be SOOOOO mad if this stupid disease treatment robs me of doing handwork. I still have many handwork projects to finish – the ‘For Anne’ basket needs to be appliqued, the Fair quilt needs to have more hand quilting and embroidery to make the Fair buildings and Ferris Wheel, the Prairie Flower quilt is about a quarter done and Is totally hand pieced. There are others too. Maybe my fingers will toughen up. One can hope.....

I probably should not start anymore handwork projects at the moment....

And here I was thinking I would be able to do a lot of hand stitching during the hours I will be hooked up to the apheresis machine....bah...

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)


Suze (casuzenn) said:

I will be SOOOOO mad if this stupid disease treatment robs me of doing handwork. I still have many handwork projects to finish

A totally reasonable reaction.  You have Things To Do and this treatment regimen is putting a cramp in your style.