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Just when I thought I was smarter than the average bear....

Old 05-30-2011, 02:08 PM
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I've had a heck of a time with a paper-pieced block. If it wasn't one thing, than today has been another. I have a stack of fabric lined up to cut into more manageable sizes. :thumbup: I make my cut and to my dismay I have severed the tops off of some of the pieces that were already sewn. :thumbdown:

I'm grumbling now, but at least I know I have enough fabric to fix the decapitated part. Maybe a break is in order now. No, I will go pet my cat.
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Old 05-30-2011, 02:11 PM
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Oh that just stinks tonnie. Good thing you have extra fabric. Pet your kitty for me.
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Old 05-30-2011, 02:11 PM
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Ok put the cutter down before you go pet your cat. :mrgreen:
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Old 05-30-2011, 02:13 PM
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I hate when that happens!! I don't paper piece but have done similar with rotary cutter.
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Old 05-30-2011, 02:16 PM
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You need a break. I'm sure it is fixable.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:22 PM
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darn!!!
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:32 PM
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Been there and done that.
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:36 PM
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ugh. i was there last night. tried to paper piece the same thing three times and made three different mistakes - decided it must be time for bed. Have been gardening, paying bills and doing groceries / laundry all day and now am clean and ready to try again!
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:16 PM
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Night (not early evening) is never a good time for me to do anything that needs careful attention. I have a plaque that says "When all else fails, pet the cat." Is that what you were doing?
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Old 05-30-2011, 04:18 PM
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I was gonna say you should stay away from the cat!
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