Monday, September 23, 2013

Quilting is the New Owl Sweater

Fourteen blocks done.  That means I still need to make 49 more.  Good grief.  When I get done, I am going to put on my Owl Sweater and cover up with my quilt and stay that way forever.  Maybe I'll put on the quilt like a queen's robe thingy, and walk all around town.  Quilting is HARD!  And it takes a really REALLY long time. It's like climbing a mountain.  I just want to get to the top, man.

Rome wasn't built in a day.

But it was probably built faster than this quilt.

The weekend was good.  Yesterday was the first day of Fall, so we rode our bikes to the winery and had a picnic.  So much fun.  And Daphne was so proud of herself! 

I love Fall.  Fall means sweaters and soup. SOUP!  Yay!


jilly donuts said...

This post cracked me up!

Gye Greene said...

It's totally up to you, but: are you doing this because you (a) enjoy the process, (b) really want the outcome, or (c) just because you started it, so you feel you can't quit.

As a middle-aged person, I've come to realize that "a" and "b" make sense -- but "c" typically isn't worth it. I remember quitting the wrestling team in 9th grade, about three weeks into the practice season, just because it was taking up SOOO much time and I just wasn't enjoying it. The coach said that I should stick it out at least through that season, and I'd regret it if I quit. Nope! I quit, never looked back, and NEVER regretted it.

If quilting sucks, then... stop? :)


Gye Greene said...

Another option, of course, is to scale back the project so that you can still make use of what you have -- e.g. a lap quilt?