I was just updating my 2011 Project List and I'm really pleased with the progress that I have made. In addition to the completions from it, I have done several other projects. Yesterday, I laid out my blue stars blocks that I have been working on with Kay for at least a year. I was delighted to find out that I have two complete segments and three partial segments (out of 15) to complete. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel!!!
My questions is this: I have finished the top of the snowman quilt that I started a year ago at the Shipshewanna retreat. The only problem is that I used a SewFine pencil to mark the words for embroidery and now I can't get the pencil marks to go away. Any suggestions? I have tried the SewFine liquid mixed with water and also the SewFine eraser - both with no luck. I don't know if I can wash the top as the snowmen have wool eyes, noses and mouths. I am afraid they will run like crazy. Also I did the embroidery with black floss and I am concerned that it might run also. I guess one option would be to take off the embroidered strip, do a more careful job of marking and re-embroider the words. Obviously, that is not my first choice.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Have a great weekend - the weather here is very nice - warm, dry and no humidity although I am ready for cooler weather. :)