Do you remember a certain singer who decided that a symbol would represent him instead of a name? Well that’s how I remembered him after twisting the title of one of his songs. Now that’s what I think of this block. I just kept getting it wrong and the final product is wrong, but I like it the way it is. Nothing to do with the instructions, they were fine, but I have a bad habit of making things late at night when I should go to bed. I am tired and I make mistakes, fortunately it’s not brain surgery!

Purple pain RSC15

It was supposed to be Carrie Nation but I completely forgot to add a third purple to the small squares which are supposed to run through the middle, so I played around with the arrangement and made this instead. Not so much Carrie Nation as Frustration!

I was multi-tasking and making more than one block so I could chain piece but things went awry, never mind the end result is going in the final quilt anyway!

Another purple block still to be made yet. Watch this space

8 thoughts on “Purple Pain

  1. Nice block, I would not be able to figure out what was wrong until you told. It’s lovely the way it is, who would know?

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    1. Kay says:

      Thank you that’s what I was hoping – there are so many blocks, who could remember them all!

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  2. I like the way your Purple Pain block turned out and… Perfection is over-rated!! 😛

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    1. Kay says:

      It is! Better to get it made than get it perfect!

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  3. Angela says:

    Sorry for the frustration. Block looks great though. Always nice that the finished projects rarely reveal the struggle involved in the creation progress.

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    1. Kay says:

      It was my own fault – these problems nearly always arise when I try to make things late at night – I need my sleep to function properly! You would think I’d know that by now but it’s so tempting to just sew another block

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  4. Sheila says:

    Beautiful prints and block. I didn’t see a problem.

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    1. Kay says:

      Thank you – that’s why I didn’t unpick it in the end, I thought it stood as a block on its own

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