Friday, September 13, 2013

Change of Plan

This quilted journal was suppose to be 
a heart shaped pot holder.  Problem was the graph paper that I thought was 4 squares to and inch turned out to be 4 squares to 3/4".  So as I cut out and sewed together what I thought should have been 1" squares my project grew to be too big for my hot pad template.  And although I could have still cut it out the design would not have fit the way I had intended.

DD came home from school about this time.  When I told her what I had done she said, "Be a problem solver" Something I tell her all the time.  So I took the wise advice she had received from her very wise mother (hee, hee) and turned my problem into a solution.

I now have a fun quilted journal cover to keep or give as a gift.
Linking up with Sarah to celebrate this problem solved finish.

7 comments:

  1. Good job as a problem solver - wise advice too!

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  2. Very nice journal cover -and a great way to solve the problem!! Whoop whoop!! And by the way, if you ever get that pot holder made, it's going to look fabulous!!

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  3. Great saying!
    You did a great job!
    Esther
    esthersipatchandquilt at yahoo dot com
    ipatchandquilt dot wordpress dot com

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  4. Isn't great to find out that they do listen to what we have to say!

    Beautiful pattern by the way.

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  5. A great design! This would be fun made up into a large quilt, too!

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  6. Que gran idea tubo usted con los triángulos!.
    Diseño moderno si los hay.

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  7. Your project reminds me of the lines on a heart monitor.

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