Wednesday, January 10, 2018

ringo lake trim

oops -Something isn't right. I want the 1/4 inch edge where the flying geese meet with the shaded patch. Each of my flying geese were trimmed to size but I didn't trim the unit. On ringo lake seems to be taking forever to make 50 blocks.



Yep that is it. I evidently had a batch that was a little too big and was taking it out on the edge. silly goose.

I have tried to remember where I was on the patriotic boxy stars. I sewed 2 rows together to move it along. I have really been focusing on ringo lake and let it slip right out of my mind.





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8 comments:

  1. Hi Maggie,
    Oh, your colors in On Ringo are really coming together nicely! You never know with a mystery quilt . . . I am sure you're pleased! I don't recall seeing the boxy stars block before - I really had to study the picture to see the stars. My eyes see a flower shape first but now that I have seen the star I can't believe I missed the first time!! I love how that is coming together, too. It looks very close to being a complete flimsy. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. Ringo Lake is the quilt that is teaching me (over and over) that I really do need to sliver trim.

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  3. I hate it when that happens! Hope you were able to fix it somehow and it didn't slow down progress too much. Thanks for sharing today!

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  4. Oh, no - I hate it when I mis-size my points like that, for whatever reason. It's easy to do! I'd be super tempted to just finish up and enjoy my wonky geese through the years.

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  5. love seeing your projects and even your mistakes...
    we all make them!

    thanks too for linking up!
    brooke@sillymamaquilts.com

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  6. On some quilts I would leave it and keep going. On others, I would get the ripper and fix. Like Brooke said,we all make mistakes. ;)

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  7. I love your boxy stars. And we all have those oopses -- it's not a silly goose, it's a silly FLYING goose... ;-)

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  8. It is hard to work on other projects since Ringo Lake does tend to be pretty demanding. It will eventually loosen its grip as you get more of the blocks done.

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