Sunday, February 20, 2022


Yesterday, I put a new blade in the rotary cutter and trimmed some backing fabric that needed to be pieced for the next quilt. 
 I am glad to say, I only had two ends to trim and the new blade easily sliced through the layers and I didn't feel a single pang in my wrist!
Once  I had the seam sewed, I trimmed it with the pinking shears.  This took a bit longer because more force was required and my wrist is very weak!  I found things to do between jobs while trying hard to remain paitent!
Soon enough it was seamed and pressed and loaded on the frame.  This is a fund-raiser quilt for our local QOV group.  
Bill brought the mail in just as I was finishing my efforts--I like it when things are delivered ahead of schedule!  I can't tell you how many times the thread has wound around the flywheel!  Well after the last time, I ordered a cover for it!  The new machines come with this cover now--I am not the only one with this problem!
It is a simple aluminum box with adhesive pads on top and bottom---I will never be attacked by a flywheel again! lol


  1. A new blade is a wonderful thing!

  2. Good for you! I'm glad that you are able to do the things you want to again, even if it takes a little longer than it did before. You will get stronger and stronger as you heal more.
    Blessings and love,

  3. That looks much safer.

    Sounds like you are well on the road to recovery.

  4. Go you ! Healing up a little at a time.
    That looks like a happy quilt you have loaded!

  5. That's going to be a lovely one! Glad to hear you're getting back on your feet!


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