Dear Jane, did it hurt?

What a fun read- and don’t we all have a crazy story about creative plans going somewhat awry, or ending in various levels of injury? Enjoy the read, and the quilt’s not half bad either! 🙂

Granny Mauds Girl

This week, I feel like I have been exercising, something I usually carefully avoid. Okay, I walk the dog once or twice a day, but I am used to walking distances and I never do anything that might require lycra, or cause pain or injuries. Yet, here I am feeling a little stiff and creaky. Why? Because I basted my Dear Jane quilt on the weekend.

Dear Jane quilt basted before quilting

Here is what I thought was going to happen:

  1. Push furniture to one side and roll up carpet.
  2. Clean and mop wooden floor.
  3. Tape quilt layers onto clean floor and stitch them together.

Dear Jane quilt basted before quilting
Here is what actually happened.

Step 1

On Friday morning, while my husband was at golf, I started shifting furniture. No problem! All the furniture in our upstairs living room has felt under its feet so it slides well and can be moved by one smallish person. This room is perfect…

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