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Schnibbles - Madeline Update



I've loaded Madeline on my Handi-Quilter and can't decide if I want to try freehand or use the Pro-Stitcher. I haven't done a quilt since November and I'm pretty rusty. Maybe some meandering? Stippling? I think I'll use it as practice. I'll let you know, if you have suggestions, I'd love to hear them!

I need to finish this to use as my "Schnibbles" and "One Project a Month" challenges so I can't start my first block of my Dear Jane quilt yet. Darn!! The software is so similar to EQ6 so not much of a learning curve. I just installed it on my laptop for now. I did play with it a bit and these blocks are very, very, very small! This could take years and years. I was supposed to make 9 blocks the first month and I'm behind four months. I dare not look at months 2-4, if they are 9 blocks also, I'm 36 blocks behind already. Good thing I haven't looked!

There's so many online BOMs that I've signed up for and have purchased fabric so this should force me to get something done!!! I'm a sucker for joining in with others...can't help myself. I really need a good way to keep track so I don't miss out on the downloads each month. Suggestions? How do you keep track?

Just curious, do you give names to your sewing machines?

UPDATE:



Quilting is finished. I did alternating loops, but lots and lots overlapping. I really need to practice looking ahead and planning loops. Off to do the binding...almost the end of January!

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