Nightmare in quilting

This was supposed to be a gift for my husband that I started a couple of years ago. This was too big for me to handle and the mistakes now glare at me. I put this away for a time because I had gotten too tired to sew it. It wore me out just trying to lift it. It is a king size and way to heavy for my hands, arms, and back. You can see the problems of quilting if you look closely.

Here is a close up image of the quilting. There are too many pinches, jerky spots, and knots. I am NOT going to give this to my husband as a gift, but it will still be a much used quilt in our house. It will be a constant reminder of remembering my limits. Until I get a different set up or a long arm quilt machine, I'll do quilt-as-you-go quilts or very small quilts. 

I won't subject myself to the unhappy quilting days that this caused again. Yikes. 


  1. (Hangs head in shame) I have a few quilts like that. It's a part of the learning process.

    1. LOL. Thanks for this post. I'll try to remember this when I make mistakes.