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Old 05-24-2017, 08:29 PM
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I was hand sewing the binding on my quilt the other day. I was reclined in the recliner, cat on lap, quilt on top of cat, watching TV in dim light and sewing on the binding. In order to see what I was sewing, I had it close to my face. As I took a stitch and pulled the needle out, I scratched the tip of my nose with the needle! What a dummy! Have I created a new quilting injury?
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Old 05-24-2017, 09:24 PM
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No, not yet. Maybe that's why I don't have a kitty.
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Old 05-25-2017, 02:07 AM
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You need a shorter needle.

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Old 05-25-2017, 02:58 AM
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You need a lamp so you can see properly. You must be straining your eyes.
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Old 05-25-2017, 03:10 AM
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Use a light. Could be your eye next time.
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Old 05-25-2017, 03:36 AM
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No but I have come close. You sound exactly like me when I finish a binding. Cat on top.
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Old 05-25-2017, 04:02 AM
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THANKS for sharing this! Now I don't feel quite so bad! I do stuff like this all the time. My DH just smiles and shakes his head. Sometimes he just sighs.
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Old 05-25-2017, 04:06 AM
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Ah, no to all of the above.
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Old 05-25-2017, 04:12 AM
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I've done it too!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-25-2017, 04:21 AM
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Oh be careful! Maybe change your binding set up. I set at a counter height table on a bar stool when doing binding. I can keep the quilt spread out and move it freely.
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