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Thread: Oops, rookie mistake!

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    Junior Member buckyfan19's Avatar
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    So, I was so excited, I finally got everything I needed to embroider on a wash cloth. I got everything hooped, picked a fairly simple design, and away we went. it turned out soo nice... until. I took the hoop off the machine, and turned it over. I forgot one step... to make sure the edges of the wash cloth were clear of the back! Chauk that one up to experience! I kept it with my embroidery stuff so I will never forget that step again!

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    been there done that need a mt.dew lol

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    Been there done that too!!

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    OOPS :roll:

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    Me too!!!!!

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    You will only make that mistake once!!

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    I don't embroider but I can't tell you how many times I have done that with piecing! LOL

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    I am sure I would have done the same thing...at least once!
    Maybe even twice...so you are a head of the game!

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    Oops! I am learning too right now. So many little mistakes to make!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Ruh-Roh!

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    Oh yes, I've done the same thing! lol

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    Yah gotta laugh at yourself! Been there done that! I have a little basket of mistakes I refer to every now and then. Course it is tucked away so no one else can see them.

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    I was embroidering a onesie, and relized in time, that I had the back in the hoop also. Would have been awful hard to get it on.

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    I have never done it with embroidery but I have when FMQ on my machine. Sigh. It's so frustrating.

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    I don't embroider but I have been putting binding on a quilt and low and behold all of a sudden it felt like that binding was thicker then the rest and sure enough I turned it over and part of it had folded over without me knowing...now that was a pain in the butt, because it was on black fabric...with black thread. I got it ripped out though and that was the first date that Jack (ripper) and I ever had and since then weve had thousands of dates...wonder if he's ever going to marry me. LOLOL

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    I embroidered a shirt sleeve on to a shirt front. Caught it pretty early, spent some time with a ripper.

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    I usually just laugh about it and start a do-over. Like I always say about myself---why do it the easy way when you can do it the hard way?????????? LOL Seems like we've all done it.

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    I am so happy that I am not alone! On the plus side, it helped me with the placement of the embroidery on the do-over!
    I have never thought of naming my seam ripper... I think mine would be named "Oh, dang it" or "Crap"
    Maybe if I had a name for it, I would be happy when I needed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grama Lehr
    You will only make that mistake once!!
    Unless you are like me :oops:

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    Oopsie !

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    OMG, I think we have all done that a time or two. Tehe, ask me how I know!!!

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    Oh boy, been there and done that. Also have done that when I was machine quilting on my sewing machine.

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    Done it to an infants oncee and a childs t-shirt/

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    If you sew or quilt, you will catch something and sew it down that doesn't need sewing down. Been there, done That!

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    Funny :lol:

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