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Thursday, 27 August 2015

A Minor Disaster

Oh Oh!
Okay maybe it's not a disaster but I made a mistake when I calculated the amount of fabric I would need for my Prairie Schoolers and it means a complete change in plans.  I think I mentioned that I was going to stitch all 4 of the designs on the same piece of fabric.  I had discussed it with my framer and we decided it would be easier to frame that way.  Well, I forgot to take that into account when I was figuring out how much fabric I need to cut.  I only measured it as though I had one design going across and top to bottom instead of two.  I was getting ready to start stitching and realized the fabric looked really small for what I wanted.  I do have enough of the same fabric for all 4 pieces.  I'll just have to stitch all the pieces separately.  That's not a big problem but it will make it harder on the framer.  Oh well, what's the old saying, measure twice cut once.  I should remember that for next time.

4 comments:

  1. Oops! I have that problem, too; I'm not very strong in math so I usually mess up somehow when I'm cutting my fabric. I'm sure your pieces will be just as nice as four separates rather than one single!

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  2. Don't worry, we have all made that sort of mistake anew times!

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  3. I love that saying Measure twice, cut once!I didn't know it. Thanks. AriadnefromGreece!

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  4. Sorry that this happened. But I have been there and done that as well. My oldest UFO has become a UFO when I realze that the fabric wouldn't be long enough - and at that time I had already stitched a lot on it, sigh.

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