Monday, March 2, 2015

Crazed Quilting Week

Taking a few quick moments to blog. This week is shaping up to be CRAZY! And to top it off, I just got a call from the school that they may cancel school tomorrow. Tomorrow being the one day I would have to quilt without any little feet running around.

ruler work on a sewing machine

I've got 2 projects to finish for the Top Anchor Quilting Tools booth at the AQS show in Lancaster next week. I might be sewing binding in the hotel room the night before.


 The thread for the second project got hung up in bad weather and arrived 5 days later than planned!


My sister is getting married in 4 weeks and I'm co-hosting her shower on Sunday. I'm sticking to the quilters' maxim that a quilt done before the first anniversary isn't late.

Worst of all, my husband's father passed away a few days ago. He was well loved and a sweet guy who had been living on borrowed time for quite a while. We are glad his suffering is over and he is with the Lord. Hubby will be leaving Saturday for his service and returning Monday, then I leave Tuesday for Lancaster.

Crazy!

BTW, I just got the current version of the Westalee Ruler foot in the mail today. I am going to have to delay the review by 2 weeks now, but until then, here is the back of the packages, so you can see the feet a little. I got the foot in both low and high shank versions.

6 comments:

  1. I just received my low shank version ruler foot today from Westalee tried it out and I love it!!! then I decided to order the low shank sampler kit after trying the ruler they sent me with the ruler foot, I can't wait to see your review! Hope you day goes better tomorrow!!! Happy quilting!!

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    1. It's so exciting to have all these ruler feet and ruler options to share! Have fun!

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss.... blessings, marlene

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  3. So sorry about your dad in law...I have emailed Westalee for my Brother 1500. They said it would be ready soon. Hopefully this next week or so. I have emailed asking for updates, but nothing yet. I am sitting on ready! I did get a baby quilt done for new little granddaughter done though!

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  4. Amy, I finally had a chance to play with the Westalee ruler foot for my Janome 8900. . .basically the same machine that you have. I like the divet in the foot, I think it does give better visibility, but not sure what setting on my machine I want to use. I usually use my "single hole" needle plate when FMQ, but then the needle is not in the center of the foot, therefore not 1/4" from ruler edge. What settings are working for you? Thanks

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