Wednesday, April 12, 2017

WIPS: Uh Oh, A Whoops

The weather here has been beautiful the last couple of days. Warm, sunny and not too windy.  It's hard to stay in and sew when it's that nice, so I took a walk last night and was rewarded with this beauty as company. 

A Tiger Swallowtail butterfly

Even with the walk there was some time to make a bit more  progress on The First Amendment Quilt.  


The side borders are sewn on.  The top and bottom borders are ready to sew to the stars.  It wasn't till I was editing this photo that my "whoops" became clear.  The corner squares of the stars were supposed to be red, not the newsprint fabric.  



So I'll have to remake the 4 corner square blocks.  The "whoops" stars will probably get used on the back.  At least I caught it before the stars were attached to the top and bottom borders.  It won't take long to get back on track.  

Linking up with:
Lets Bee Social hosted by Sew Fresh Quilts
Sew, Stitch, Snap, Share hosted by Kokaquilts
Needle and Thread Thursday hosted by My Quilt Infatuation

10 comments:

  1. At least you were consistent in all 4 corners!

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  2. Some days it's one step forward, two steps back... but soon it will be two steps forward and NO steps back!!!

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  3. Hate when that happens! Using them on the back sounds like a good option. :)

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  4. Darn it! At this point, you're probably not happy to have anything happen that slows you down. I can see why you want those corners to be red, though. Beautiful swallowtail photo!

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  5. Nice catch! I usually see Whoops like that as I'm sewing on the binding!

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  6. Well done on spotting it before it was all joined in. However, it would only have been you who knew it was 'wrong'!

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  7. Good catch--both the photo and the oops!

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  8. I have often been happy with my progress, UNTIL I see a photo, and those little 'wrong' things seem to stand out so clearly!
    Glad you can correct it easily. I love your butterfly pic too. Thanks for linking up to 'sew stich snap SHARE'

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  9. Probably wouldn't have noticed if you didn't say anything. But in looking at it again, it probably would be better with the red corners - completes the red stripes. Looking good though!

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  10. Beautiful butterfly, I have never seen a white honeysuckle before (I'm assuming it is a honeysuckle), bet the perfume is delicious.

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