Friday, April 16, 2010

Quilting boo-boo...

One might say that I am working my poor fingers to the bone!!  Quilting on the Civil War Bride is progressing right along despite my quilting boo-boo's.  My thumb and a couple of fingers look awful, but are fortunately still functioning.

I was nuts to think I could meet my deadline to deliver the quilt to the show on April 25...I still think I can.  So all of you who have ventured a guess, the deal is still on!  I've been listening to a couple of books on CD while working...have your read/listened to "The Thirteenth Tale?"  AWESOME!!!!

The housework is in decline and meals are getting a little boring, but the family is coping well with my insanity and are cheering me on.  Thank you for all of your encouragement as well!

I am so behind on reading your blogs and responding to your nice comments...please forgive...I will catch up soon. 

Crispy was curious what I bought at The Quilt Box in Dry Ridge, Kentucky.  They have the best reproduction fabrics!!  I bought some newbies and some "oldies but goodies," mostly from Windham and Moda.  So here they are for your drooling pleasure...

Whenever I need a little TLC and balm for my sore quilting fingers, I just run my hands over these babies and they feel better IMMEDIATELY!  The prescription for sore fingers:  "take two fat quarters and call me in the morning; repeat every four hours, as needed."

In stitches,
Teresa  :o)


  1. Love your fabrics - no more caressing, on with your quilting - you will make it, Girlfriend!
    Hugs - Lurline♥

  2. Oh, your poor thumb!
    now, back to quilting --

  3. Poor nut case!! I've had those ouchy fingers/thumbs more often than I care to think about. I LOVED the Thirteenth Tale........did you guess the secret? Michele

  4. Oh you poor dear!! What I love is when the needle slips and stabs under a finger nail OUCH!! I LOVE the fabrics!!!! Don't snag them with you narly rough finger tips LOL.


  5. dear teresa,my thumb and fingers are at the same status like yours,but we will get it quilted,of course!!happy quilting,susi

  6. Stop writing, keep stitching ;o)

  7. Teresa,

    Keep it up girl! There is such a sense of accomplishment when you finish. I am sure that it is looking beautiful. We all understand and have been there, even the night before the big quilt show. Keep going, you can do it!

    Bobbie Ashley

  8. Your poor fingers! And, it is already April 18!!!!!

  9. Now your fingers will be able to get well again. I am sure they are glad you are done. lol
    Nice fabrics.


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