I like to think of myself as proactive!
What a fancy word for what used to known as "planning ahead". When I worked for a corporation, our vocabulary was full of buzz words! I've forgotten many of them. I just don't get to use them in a quilt Shoppe! ;o)
Knowing that I had hocuspocusville to machine quilt, I went ahead and ordered a larger spool of YLI monofilament thread. I figured that normal little tiny spool just wasn't going to get the job done.
Imagine my surprise when I received this in the mail!
That ... is what they call a pound of monofilament thread!
It does not look at all like the picture on the website! As a matter of fact, far from it!
Does this actually fit on Penelope?
Surprise, surprise it does!
Needless to say, I have monofilament thread to last me a couple of life times! I just hope I not only remember where I placed it, but that it's actually still a good thing to use when I come back for another round! lol
After finally finishing to croak Hocuspocusville, I went to work with Penelope and now have a finish!
Use lots of monofilament thread on the houses. ;o)
No.... I did not put a dent on that huge spool, if you want to call it that. lol
I do like the way it turned out!
I chose not to hand embroider between the blocks. I wanted the quilt to look like a neighbourhood!
Of course you all know what is on the back! The Ghaslies!
You know, it's a great feeling to be able to cross out a project from my 2009 UFO list! Hurray for me!
Thanks for stopping by! Cheers!
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A done deal.....!
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I love how it came out. I am still working on my table topper, think it has been 4 days, lol. I knew I should have machine quilted it;)
Congratulations -- it's just adorable! And that spool is too funny. Maybe you should use it to tie people up or something LOL!
congrats a great finish!
I have always loved this quilt
Looks great...what a huge spool!
Now that's a serious spool of thread!
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