Thanks for your help with the embroidery blocks. I am using a square ruler with non-slip surface. However, it seems that when place over the embroidery, it wabbles a bit and that seems cause me to cut wrong at times. Maybe firmer pressure is needed.
I'm a transplanted northerner too, originally from C.R., Ia. Joined the Navy in 1972 and retired 20 yrs. later. Took up quilting in 1993 and haven't stopped since! On your yo-yos, what size pieces do you need of corals, peaches, pinks and oranges? Have plenty of scraps lying around looking to be shown off in anything. Send my your home address and the size (i.e. 4" x 4") and I'll mail some to you the help complete your throw! I started a mini Grandmothers Flower garden years ago using one of those Keepsake material swatch packets they send you, (over 500 1 1/2" squares all different fabrics including solids). Don't know how many pieces I have in it but it continues to grow cuz it's a great "hands on project" to drag with me when I can't take a larger quilt to work on. Everyone asks how large it's going to be and I smile and tell them, "It will let me know when it's finished."
Yeah that's true.Maybe I should have done like you and made all the yoyo's first.What I do is make a couple hundred,then get anxious to see what it looks like and start connecting them,see how little it looks then get discouraged.But I can't wait to see yours when you finish = )
I agree with you about moving the wastebasket (Duh) BUT I am so conditioned to having it there in that spot I hate to move it. So I will try the string around my neck with scissors attached and velcro for my pin cusions. Thanks for the comment.
Do what you love is beautiful !! I love the bag of UFO's I have many of those....LOL... I too have been sewing for many years ( my mom taught me ) and I truly have an obssession I mean passion for it LOL....