Wednesday, August 30, 2017

If at First You Don't Succeed....

 Try something else!
The Jural top is was done but when I tried it on....there was this super low armpit and it is a no-go! 
It would work if I never moved while wearing it.
So,  I am presently trying to pick up and knit 
to fill in the 'space' 
and who knows if I can repeat it on the other arm hole.  
 Sigh.
 Try something else is right-I purchased  some more of the white for the sashing on this little quilt the other day 
so I have begun putting it all together.  
Give me a few hours and I can really make a go of the sewing queue!
 This is part of the incentive to get the backlog manageable again!
A new Accuquilt die is just waiting for me!  
I have a pile of rainbow solids and some black fabric
 just waiting for this guillotine!  
Ever make a winding ways quilt?
I have a blank for this quilt pattern so I can doodle to use all the colors instead of just two.  

 Ideas bounce around so much sometimes, I hear sounds 
like the old Attari pong game in my head...........!

7 comments:

  1. Too bad about the top, otherwise it fits perfectly. I have one I knit like that too and I bought a flesh colored tank top to wear under it. It's not a comfortable solution but I only wear it to fiber fests so I grin and bear it. That little quilt is too cute for words. That material is just perfect for it.

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  2. Hate when that under-arm thing happens. A cami might be a solution, but like Deb said, probably not the most comfortable. Love the color of it. and your quilts - wow! Fun colors.

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  3. Getting a good fit is exactly why I don't even attempt to knit garment for myself. The color of your sweater is gorgeous.

    The die should make prepping the quilt easier. I'm all about easy these days.

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  4. It is a shame the armholes are too large because the top is really cute otherwise.

    Hopefully you can find a solution without having to frog it all back.

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  5. Oh I m so sorry. Amy Beth , the Fat Squirrel Speaks, gave a talk on how to pick up those stitches perfectly. Wonder if you could find it? The yarn is gorgeous

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  6. Bummer about the armholes. Ugh. Frustrating. Wishing you good luck with your fixit!

    The quilt is adorable. Such a sweet delicate combination.

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  7. "Grrr" on the top. :( The quilting stuff is great, though!

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