So I had trouble sleeping last night.
I realized that I made a mistake in the information that I sent out for the QAL runner. I laid awake being upset with myself for making a mistake on something so simple, and thinking about how I had to tell all of you about my screw up. Errors in books and patterns are not something that I take lightly. In fact, I do take some pride in the error free run of books and patterns that we have been putting out. It’s always such a relief, because editing is such a huge job and my brain isn’t what it used to be! I am a big believer in testing (and by testing, I mean paying someone to actually make the quilt) and then lots of editing afterwards. With this runner, I thought – the book has been out for 9 months with no errors, so just a little change by making it a runner should be fine. But . . . I forgot one cutting step, which then changes the fabric requirements and cutting instructions. And I forgot one Reverse, so that changes one number in the directions too.
For those of you who have already cut according to the directions that I sent out, you didn’t cut anything wrong. The sizes are all right, etc – you will just need to cut a little more of two items. You can download the new instructions here. Now I will just say I’m sorry and go eat some humble pie. Streak over 😦
On a lighter note, I have a few pictures to share of my boys. I snapped them when I was working on our Christmas card. I don’t think I’ve shared any of them yet, but it is a fun memory for me. We started shooting inside.
It wasn’t long before the boys realized that it was snowing outside – Big, giant flakes. It the first snow of the year that had arrived on a day when we could go out and play. So, we took the party outside.
It was Max’s first time out in the snow. He just kept putting his arms out to catch it, eyes wide with wonder. There was also lots of snacking on the snow. We had a good time, got good and wet, then ventured back in to see if I got my shot.
And the final cut –