Box cushions and frustration!

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Beyond cross with myself.
I have just finished a clients order only to realise I have to unpick 2  
cushions as the zips are in the wrong place!! Pipped box cushions for a  
leather sofa!! The cushions are now in tweed.
The 2 in question are shaped in one corner. For some reason that I don't  
understand , call it brain freeze, I "assumed" the rounded corners were  
going at the front. Just checked the original covers and yes the rounded  
corners are at the back.
Now I get to find out how well I stitched them. Unfortunately too well.  
shouldn't have done them 3 times around I guess.
Rant over thanks for listening.
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Claire in Montreal FRANCE
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

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Claire in France wrote:
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:-(  I sympathize, I hate unpicking.  I think I have sewed every  
seam in a shirt I am making at least twice.  


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Done , phew they ripped out more quickly than I had hoped.
Let that be a lesson to me.

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Claire in Montreal FRANCE
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

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On Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:50:23 AM UTC-5, Claire in France wrote:
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I felt your pain and frustration but glad the unpicking went quickly.


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On Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:50:23 AM UTC-5, Claire in France wrote:
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I felt your pain and frustration but glad the unpicking went quickly.

So sorry about the unpicking.
barbara  


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Client came and took them away today and she didn't notice anything  
about them Horray. She dropped me another three!

I will be glad when this is done as I have a lot of stock to do for my  
big Spring Flower Market at the end of April.
I have a list on the wall of the items I need/ wish to have for this  
stall, but only 2 items are crossed off as fully completed; Flower bibs  
and Tutus.
2 items on the list have yet to be cut out ( Rompers & Tie shoulder  
dresses) and I still have a part box of reversible dresses and a part  
box of aprons to sew up.
3 weeks to go. Stressed me????

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Claire in Montreal FRANCE
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

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On Friday, April 6, 2018 at 12:20:37 PM UTC-5, Claire in France wrote:
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Whew!  You certainly have a full plate there!!!


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Update.
The next lot of cushions are under starters orders but not as nice as  
the last one which were done in a new tweed fabric.
These are to be done from two old sofa throws which despite being washed  
still have a strange smell.  washing hands between work  bursts!! Yuk.

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Claire in Montreal FRANCE
http://claireowenperso.free.fr

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When next they're at a stage where they can stand washing, consider adding some  
borax, sodium borate dodecahydrate, to the wash.  It's my go-to laundry  
destinker, suitable for gym clothes, cat accidents, eau de wet dog, and  
other strange smells.

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On Sun, 8 Apr 2018 12:56:05 +0200, Claire in France  

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When next they're at a stage where they can stand washing, consider adding  
some
borax, sodium borate dodecahydrate, to the wash.  It's my go-to laundry
destinker, suitable for gym clothes, cat accidents, eau de wet dog, and
other strange smells.

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And I also like to put a cup of vinegar in the rinse water.  The vinegar  
smell goes away once the cloth is dry.
This works for me.
Barbara



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