OK. Not really, but it sure feels like it.
I say that because not only did I run into a snag with one of my recent commissions which sent me back to the drawing board; but I accidentally deleted my old blog, which I was keeping as a reference for details on my older quilts. I said all the curse words when I realized what I'd done. Thankfully, I backed it up a couple of months before I stopped posting there, so I truly only lost a few posts.
Since I had to stop working on one commission to order more fabric, was able to spend some time on the Chicopee commission. The majority of the top is nearly complete, I just need to add the borders, which I plan to do today.
Last week I was successful in completing all the cutting for the January and Chicopee quilts...and that's all I accomplished from last week's list. I did manage to get 2 sections of the Chicopee quilt pieced as well.
I also managed to get the January blocks 3/4 of the way pieced. I have to admit, the curves are kicking my butt; and I normally don't have this kind of trouble when piecing curves. I'm using fabric from two different manufactures: solids and blenders from Craftsy's Boundless line and some blenders from a Jinny Beyer line from RJR. The Beyer fabric seems exceptionally stretchy to me compared to the Boundless. I'm starching the heck out of it, but it's still kind of wonky. I used fabric from this same line in the 5-Point Star quilt and did not have this issue. I bought fabric for each project separately and I'm using a layer cake this time. The squares were perfectly square, but maybe the cutting was off? Who knows. Regardless, I'm getting the blocks done, but I'm having to pin a lot more than I'd like. I'd hoped to have both this top and the Chicopee top finished by Friday evening, but that's not going to happen. Oh well.