Friday, November 18, 2016

Operation: Resistance Droid

With Christmas less than 6 weeks away, I started piecing my son's gift. I'm making him a twin sized BB-8 quilt to go with his newly decorated Star Wars room. I was really good about cutting out all of my fabric and labeling each cut -- it's something I never do. I had everything organized and I got to sewing.  Here is my progress so far:


As you can see, I have his head done and have begun working on the body. It wasn't until I was editing this photo that I realized that something wasn't right. After another look at the piecing instructions, I realized that I skipped 2 steps so I'll be ripping out some seams and cutting more fabric.  So much for being super organized. On the bright side, I noticed my mistake before the quilt was bound! I'm already thinking about how I want to quilt this. There's going to be a lot of negative space to fill which is exciting and a bit daunting at the same time but it's going to be a fun challenge.

5 comments:

  1. I'm glad you caught the piecing difference early and I hope it's an early fix. I love when photos and blogging help make projects better!

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  2. what a blow but at least the mistake was spotted before you got any further, you are going to have one very happy little boy Christmas morning

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  3. At least yuh spotted it
    Won't your son be excited about getting this ? It's going to look wonderful

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  4. Noticing a mistake before quilting is a win in my book!

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  5. Even the best plans are not foolproof. Great to see you caught it early. Nothing is like looking and seeing a mistake at the very end.

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