Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Stitch, stitch, stitch

One reason why I'm twitchy is that my quilting of Soliloquy involves stitching straight lines at a table which supports the weight of the piece.  I am not happy stuck this way, and I am keen, desperate to complete this aspect of the quilting.  When this is done I can take the whole onto my lap for the more free-form quilting.  I'm hoping that December will see me done with straight lines.


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    1. Thank you for your concern, Eirene. In fact my shoulders are not bothered. It is the fiddly nature of establishing the quilting lines, marking them, and then stitching them while manoeuvring the quilt which is a bothersome process. Interestingly, my shoulders have never been a problem with my work. The arthritis in my fingers does get worse during the colder months however.
      No - it is simply that the design of this quilt requires a deal of what has become boring work. However, I shall doubtless finish it soon - if I stick to it! - and I shall return to the more meditative stitching to finish the piece.
      Thank you for your kind thoughts.