Boy am I stuffed! We went to Bonefish Grill with some friends and I ate a whole regular sized meal for the first time in three months. It was good through. One of my sides was spinach so I sacrificed it for calories sake.....well, you didn't expect me so give up the Moscow Mule, do you.
And it is pre-Birthday Week after all.
I started quilting the Zig Zag.
First I needed to mark it since I wanted to quilt a large Baptist Fan pattern.
This is from Fun with Barb! We shall see how much fun Barb really is, huh?
Carrie gave me some Tailor's Chalk for Christmas so I figured I would mark it with that. I decided to mark it AFTER I spent and hour loading it on the long arm.
So far, Barb is not all that fun.
It come in white, blue and yellow for all the different colors you might use in a quilt. That worked well because there was always something that would work on any fabric in the quilt.
And I found out the chalk doesn't bounce when you throw it on the floor.
I got it all re-loaded up on the long arm.
And after doing one swing pass I started getting better at the curves. If you remember, curves are not necessarily my friend.
I realized I had re-loaded it from the wrong side. It is square, and all the fans were ending in thin air.---------Geez, Barb, you call that fun.
So I took it off the long arm and decided to quilt it with my Husqvarna. And with all the moving around and taking on and off and on and off, the chalk was rubbing off.
Barb is NOT any fun.......not at all. Barb is a bummer. Go home Barb.
So I ended up stitching one fan, then chalking up the next one.
I have a couple more to do to finish up, tomorrow.