Broken Toe

My big toe on my right foot is broken – in 2 places.  Groan.  That is my machine-driving foot.  Yes, I can use my left foot – but it’s not as good as my right foot.  However, I have managed to start the “On Ringo Lake” mystery!  When there is a will, there is a way!  Here is 10 of each of the first 3 clues done.  Many many more to do!  They just won’t all get done in a day!IMG_1219

If you want to join in the fun – there is a link to the mystery in the right side-bar.  If you want to see what others are doing – there is a linky part on Bonnie’s blog.  Click HERE.

Stash Report

Nothing bought – nothing finished!

Fabric Used this Week:     0  yards  
Fabric Used year to Date:  171  yards
Fabric Added this Week:    0  yards 
Fabric Added Year to Date:  62 yards
Net Fabric used for 2017:   109 yards  

UFO tally

UFOs completed:

January 2 July 0
Feb 0 Aug 1
Mar 0 Sept 2
April 0 Oct 5
May 2 Nov 1
June 4 Dec 0

There are 27 UFOs left to complete

To see what other’s in the quilting world are working on – click on the following links:

Happy Quilting
Gail

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22 thoughts on “Broken Toe

    • It’s amazing what you can do – when you HAVE to sew! As well, I found that if I change my foot position, I’m actually pressing with the ball of my foot and not the toes. It’s working – for short periods of time!

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  1. Hi Gail. What’s with these breaks! Heather fell awhile ago and broke bones in her right hand…..no sewing for several weeks. I’ve started on Ringo Lake, but very slow…..Half size…clue 1 one. Hate flying geese but will do some. Also don’t love clue 3, but I’ll trudge slowly along. Have a very Merry Christmas and hope the toe gets better quickly!

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  2. Hi Gail,
    Oh no, I am so sorry to hear about your toe. Two breaks, no less. If you’re going to do it, do it up right. I hope it heals quickly. Do you have the start/stop button on your sewing machine? I haven’t even plugged in my foot pedal – I just use the button. Great job on the BH mystery quilt – all your pieces look great so far. ~smile~ Roseanne

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    • Hi Roseanne, I do have the stop/start button on one of my machines … and yesterday, I discovered that the huge pedal works great – my whole foot can work it and not just the top of my foot. 🙂 And then, after sewing happily … I realized my machine needs to go see the doctor … it’s skipping stitches AGAIN. GROAN!

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  3. I have bursitis in both hips, arthritis in my lower back and carpal tunnel in both wrists. Plus I get muscle spasms, sometimes in my back, which can be really painful. And just seeing this in print makes me feel even older. Plus, I have broken one of my toes before and I know it can be very painful. Hope you feel better soon and get all caught up.

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