It's amazing how quickly things can go badly. And how long it can take to bounce back. There I was, kids in bed, husband out of town, ready to set to work on the last few steps of finishing my latest project. The layers were basted together and it was time to cut a few strips for the binding. And in the blink of an eye, I met what may well be an inevitable fate of any quilter: the wrath of the rotary blade.