Month: September 2015

The drama of making speccy case covers. – what has this to do with Quilting?

I’m a gal of deadlines. My day is roughly mapped out when my eyes spring open each day, but sometimes those plans just fly out of the window. Yesterday I changed my plans to sew all day and did a little shopping… actually I appliquéd from 4.30 am till………then went shopping. First thing was to find my elusive appliqué scissors. These are the scissors I use for cutting appliqué. I use 4 pairs at a time, I have one placed  at each work station. Then each night they go back to their storage. The store I originally purchased them from advertised them on special but when I went to buy them, they had none in store but gave me a rain check. Months later they still didn’t have them so we decided to contact Fiskars directly. No luck there either. Months later we were advised   you could buy them at the local hardware store in the floral dept.  We were talking about the scissors in class on the weekend and one of the ladies investigated and …