Monthly Archives: November 2009

Stash Report Week 48

I didn’t add any fabric this week.  I don’t think I used anything either.  If I did, it was such a small amount it wasn’t worth tracking.  I started piecing the Not My Style quilt, but I’m not far enough … Continue reading

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Other Things

Since I can’t show you what I’m working on in the sewing room, I’ll have to show you what else I’m doing this weekend.   The mini tree is twinkling in the dining room.             This is attempt #1 to … Continue reading


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Weekend Projects

Another Dresden block done.             I finished quilting the picture challenge and will start embellishing later tonight or tomorrow.  I have binding to turn on the premie quilt.  I’m ready to start piecing the Not My Style quilt … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 47

Thanks to everyone for saying nice things about my restraint.   This week my local quilt shop had their annual sale.  Muslin was 40% off.  I dye and paint fabric.  Can you see where this is going?   Seven yards … Continue reading

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Three months ago I mentioned a picture challenge I’m doing with four friends.  One person picked this picture, and each person interprets it in a small art quilt.  We swap the quilts every three months, then start again with a … Continue reading

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Not My Style Design

After way too much tweaking, I decided on the final design.                    The original pattern, designed by Marti Michell, appeared in American Patchwork and Quilting in 1995.    The goal of this project is to finish a quilt using … Continue reading

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Poll Results

And the winner is…..             The fish fabric!   I’ll post a picture of the pattern later this week, after I change the colors to match the fish fabric and  make a final pattern decision.   Thanks to … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 46

I made the blocks for my quilt group (shown in yesterday’s post) and made the gift bag Monday at quilt group.  I didn’t buy any fabric this week.   Last week Lori poked fun at my teeny weenie numbers compared … Continue reading

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Small Step Forward

For the past week I’ve found myself in the kind of funk that makes walking into the sewing room a struggle, and creating anything an impossible task.  I have no idea what brought it on, but it had to go.  … Continue reading

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Gift Bag

We made gift bags as part of the program at quilt group Monday night.            The pattern called for ribbon handles, but I decided to leave them off for now.  I put two paperback books inside the bag to … Continue reading

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