Rip As You Go?

Rip As You Go?

Some people like to have  knitting, crochet, or small piecing [hexies] projects handy, so when they find themselves in a situation that requires waiting, they have something productive to do. You’ve seen them in waiting rooms, mall benches, dentist offices, and the like. You may have been one of those people a time or two.

I have a couple of “Quilt As You Go” books, and they suggest that people carry around things to quilt.

I haven’t done any of those things yet, but when I had to have  my hair done last week,  I decided to bring something with me  that I don’t like to do.

A while ago, I found a wood lazy susan for $3 at a thrift shop. Of course I hunted down  a pink cutting mat to match Mustangs case tote, and had the mat cut to fit.  Them I made an awesome bag for it!

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but it turns out , I don’t like the flimsy zipper, so I put the bag aside waiting for a better idea. Later I found one I liked, which sealed it’s fate, and mine. This bag has sat waiting for it’s proper zipper for way too long, so I packed it up with a seam ripper.

Yep, I may have just invented “Rip As You Go”

Any tears shed could be blamed on the coloring solution.

#ThingsIhateDoing #TimeSuck #RipAsYougo #HaveSeamRipperWillTravel #WeAllMakeMistakes #DontJudgeMe

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Obey the Chocolate!

Obey the Chocolate!

I don’t know if chocolate is a quilter thing, or a ladies thing, but it is my husbands thing, so I try to keep some on hand.

Who knew Dove Chocolate would be an enabler?

A few months ago, I opened this one:

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and of course I obeyed.

When I bought Frivol #8 last sumer, I told myself I wouldn’t get caught up in the “Got to have one of each” thing, but it turns out one can’t live with “Bread ‘n Butter” alone.

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Why are  these in my office? Because I often find the cordinating fabric collections on sale, and I must buy them. That also explains the Windermere layer cake and the Songbird Gatherings mini charm pack. The Petite Prints Deux charm pack, and the Bread ‘n Butter Jelly Roll are hiding. One day, I will hear “Hello Darling, you must make me today” or “Little Miss Sunshine wants to come out and play” and I will be ready.

and I saved that Dove Chocolate wrapper in case he asks.

 

#ObeyThePrettyFabric #BuySomethingFrivolous #ModaFrivols #NoSuchThingAs TooMuchFabric