Not a lot to report. Today was a slow day on the quilting because I just felt burned out. I nearly have 1 out of 4 rows done and about 1/2 a row of sashing (row's in between the heart row's) done. I just feel like it is coming along so slowly. But I do quilt about 6 hours a day on a normal day.
I am finding that I have to go back and remark things such as the hearts that are traced with the white iron out pen. I also need to take some time and go back and add some more pins into the quilt. Can you believe that 700 pins weren't enough? Well I had heard that you should pin a hand width apart and now I am learning that it should be 3 fingers apart for machine quilting and 2 fingers apart for hand quilting especially if you quilt with a loose hoop like I do. So I need to go back and add some more pins. While I'm doing that, I am also retracing some of the hearts I traced when I first started.
I also tossed around rather to quilt the hearts with the natural thread I am using or to use a color like the heart color. I've finally decided to use a color similar to the heart color. So I went back and bought about $25 worth of thread to have all the colors I would need. Now mind you I have no clue what I'm going to do with all this thread when I am done quilting. I don't know if I will ever need some of these colors again. It is hard to say.
I'll post some pictures when I finish the row along with the row of sashing. That will be in a week or so. Until then God Bless.