I finally started my Bra for a Cause today. I pulled the petals and leaves off a hydrangea stem of fake flowers and glued them to the cups of the 36C that is a specified requirement. It is still drying. 8 hours later. Humidity not conducive to quick dry time. I have a vintage butterfly motif I picked up at Sally Ann's a couple years ago that will be the finishing touch to the piece.
I broke more needles quilting Freedom. Ugh. It is thick in some places and I realized I had to take one stitch at a time in them to avoid the breakages. I defined the belly button, outlined the curves with some pebble stitching and quilted wavy lines on the red stripes. I need to stitch white on the white stripes still. I know why I don't machine quilt much. I hate struggling with the thing....mangling and rolling and pushing constantly.
I had hoped I would make more progress on various projects I have going but just couldn't get in the zone today. I was all over the place...mixing house/yard work in with some creative endeavor. I did manage to finish Jody's CQ block. She is going to love it!
I have learned:
- How to take a panoramic pic!
- "Shutter Island". Pretty good movie. I was advised to watch it just for the ending. Worth it.
- Lauren won "So You Think You Can Dance".
Her backyard "lily pond" was a small built in with vintage cups and saucers. Also showcased her crocheted potholder collection and....