That night I ironed the fabric and got to work. Measuring and snipping while music played in the background, the scissors and fabric were scattered all about. Inspiration was thick in the air.
About 15 minutes into my project, I started lining up the pieces I had cut and realization began to set in. I had trimmed them all wrong. In my haste and excitement, I had made a major mistake with the pattern and now couldn't finish the aprons.
I sat staring (possibly a bit forlornly) at the fabric and mourned the aprons that would not be. What a waste.
As I looked longer, though, a new idea began to simmer.
I quickly began turning my fabric this way and that, and a nice fall throw quilt for our couch started to come together.
|Our family's favorite fall quilt|
The finished product quickly became our family's favorite fall quilt, and we look forward to bringing it out of the attic each autumn to enjoy during the crisp weather.
|Quilt in the morning mist|
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