Sunday, 1 July 2018

July: one monthly goal






This is beginning to get tedious, but my goal for July is the same as for May!


To finish my version of Bonnie Hunter's 2016-17 Mystery Quilt, "En Provence" which I had to stop quilting during the second week of May because my machine was playing up! Since then it's been back to the dealer twice, and I've been on holiday.


My machine is now back from the dealer who replaced the BSR section of the machine's wiring. The fault has been ascertained: the wiring in the BSR foot itself. We are now trying to convince Bernina that it was faulty within the guarantee period, even though their technician failed to find anything 2 years after purchase. Rewiring the foot is impossible so the choice is: buy a new one (about €600.-) or learn to quilt with the darning foot (like thousands of others.) The dealer gave me some hints about positioning the BSR plug to give the fewest problems, but I still have to try it.

Now I'm all set to go again!

I'm linking to
http://www.elmstreetquilts.com/2018/07/one-monthly-goal-july-goal-link-up.html
just click on the button to see more July goals from other quilters.

Happy sewing

Marly.









13 comments:

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I hope you can get back to your quilting it is frustrating when that happens and you have to take a forced break

Chantal said...

So sorry that you had so much difficulties with your machine. Best of luck to achieve your goal this month. ;^)

Lisa J. said...

Yikes Marly. The issue with your machine seems daunting. I hope it works out to your satisfaction. I'm rolling over a goal as well. Good luck continuing on with yours.

Julierose said...

Oooh that is awful about your machine woes; mine is in the shop (fingers crossed) for the next 2-3 weeks so I am just trying to work on hand pieces a bit--sorry you were in the midst of quilting...at least I didn't have anything on the go...
Hope you're back in business soon...(p.S. it's not tedious for us--it's just life happening, right?) Hugs, Julierose

Frédérique said...

Good to know that your sewing machine is ready for the quilting of your pretty quilt!

Patty said...

Glad you got your machine back. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.

JanineMarie said...

Well, this is an awesome goal! I love that quilt pattern, and your colors are gorgeous. I hope your machine will cooperate with you.

Vireya said...

That is an annoying potential expense! I hope you can persuade Bernina that this must be their fault, rather than something you have caused.

Good luck with getting En Provence done - it is a beautiful quilt.

Mystic Quilter said...

Oh good - you're back on to the quilting and I'm looking forward to seen the finish!!

Pamela Arbour said...

I know that is frustrating. I am glad you have it back and can finish your quilt.

Valerie Reynolds said...

Arg....hate when that happens. Well have fun getting her done this month.

Kaja said...

Your machine problems sound so frustrating, but I hope they don't hold you up too much and that you can get this finished.

Bonnie said...

Hope all positive out comes for the sewing machine woes. Especially it being under warranty when you first started trying to get it repaired. On the other hand, isn't wonderful to have it back? Here's to getting it done this month!