Patchwork quilting has long had reputation as being the the past-time of mothers, and grandmothers. Well I’m going to challenge that concept today, and here is how…
You’re going to discover three new and thrilling tactics for making a patchwork quilt.
1) Get Stronger With Each Patch
To start you off with something simple, here is a challenge that is going to push your body and your skills to the edge.
Cut up and collect all of your quilting patches, then sort them into groups. For each group, assisgn one fitness exercise.
After you sew each patch on to your patchwork quilt, you then have to go and do that exercise. When you have it all fixed, it should look something like this:
- Green patch – 10 push ups
- Purple patch – fifteen sit-ups
- White Patch – ten chin ups
- Orange Patch 15 squat thrusts
By the time you finish your quilt, you’ll have a body as tough as granite and the power to clobber a dozen security guards. Be sure to use your new found strength smartly.
2) The Candle Challenge
Do you ever find that quilting is chewing up all your time or merely find that it just simply takes far too long to make each quilt?
Well then it is time to grab hold of a candle, light it and place it between your toes. You start your quilt when you light the candle and don’t stop till either the quilt is finished or the candle runs out.
If the candle runs out first, you have to throw out your current patchwork quilt and start again.
You will be staggered by how fast you can put a quilt together when you don’t care about the tiny inconsistencies and you’ll be stunned at just how many corners you can cut to save lots of time here and there!
3) Ultra Extreme Mode
This one is short and simple.
Get a deadly animal, a poisionous snake, a handfull of scorpions or a wild tiger and put them in a room.
Then get your quilting materials ready and dive in. The challenge here is to get in, make your patchwork quilt and get out before anything bad occurs.
Yes, you can hold your head high when you complete this intense challenge, knowing you are the most hardcore quilter of any that you know. And you can rest secure in the certainty that you can stare down any quantity of fatal animals too!
So lets give the patchwork quilt pre-conception a good shake up and prove to the world that we are nothing to sneeze at!
Readers please note : This is all in good fun, don’t actually think about doing any of the above. Well except perhaps the exercise one, that should be alright.