January 10, 2013 @ 3:49 PM

Life and equipment problems are interfering with my UFOs!  After being ill for a few days, I was committed to churn out a bunch of squares on my embroidery machine.  In the middle of an applique process, two screws went quietly dropping off the frame in the middle of a stitch out which caused the whole thing to go off registration.  You can see in this photo.

After crawling around on the floor in the vicinity of my machine in search of the rogue minature screws-from-hell (which I did find), I decided to start fresh on another day.  

The good news is I do not give up easily.   Not to be outdone, my multitasking problem solving skills came to the rescue.  In the matter of 3 nights in front of the TV which ...

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January 2, 2013 @ 6:13 PM

After I read the headlines this morning, I developed an eye twitch.  Figure the only way to relieve it is to lock myself in the sewing room and maybe try out this "blog" thing everyone is doing.  

This year I am committed to finish some UFOs (Unfinished Objects) of which I have many.  Then there are those "Wish List" items of which there are even more.  First wish list item is below.  This is the paper layout of the Goose Tracks pattern I have been dying to get and just recently got it late last year.  Took me awhile to figure out exactly the layout I wanted.  I have a dark background and am using PolyNeon thread.  Will be a work in progress throughout the year so stay tuned. &...

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