Monthly Archives: September 2011

Final Daylily Sketch

I could tweak it more, but I won’t.  Any adjustments from here, I make in fabric. I changed the background about seven times before I came up with the fence, and then I changed the fence a few times.  The … Continue reading

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Beginning To See It

No one can accuse me of whipping through projects at the speed of light. One more block done, and the “not sure where it’s going” project has turned into the “I think I see it” project.  I don’t have a … Continue reading

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The Next Something

Here’s the second block in the “not sure where it’s going” project.   The color mix kept me interested, and I like this block much better than the first one.  The black and white fabric didn’t make the cut.  Maybe … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Something

I thought I knew where I was going with this before I bored myself to tears sewing it.   I usually like working with squares.  The fabrics didn’t excite me as much as I thought they would.  The next block … Continue reading

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Stash Report 9/18/11 and the Last Sketch

I didn’t use or buy anything this week.  My numbers stayed the same.   Fabric Used YTD:  34 yards Fabric In YTD:  22.75 yards Net Busted:  11.25 yards Here’s the last sketch and the corresponding picture in the preliminary series … Continue reading

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Another Nature Sketch

After the “x” trees sketch, I moved on to a picture from my garden.   This sketch leaves a lot to the imagination.  I took the picture because I liked the way the stakes and the garden tools stuck out … Continue reading

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That Darn Series

I may not talk much about it, but I am working on it. It’s turning into a long story, but each step makes sense when you consider what came before it. I started with the tree picture, and next to … Continue reading

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Stash Report 9/11/11

I finished the farm block quilt for one yard out.  I didn’t buy anything last week.   This is the first of several quilts where I’m working toward using colors and patterns differently than I’ve used them in the past.  … Continue reading

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Back to Plaids

A few weeks ago I posted about using plaids in a baby quilt and having a hard time finding a coordinating fabric.  A reader commented that lime green might be a good choice.   Not sure if I like it … Continue reading

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Crazy Busy

There is so much going on both at home and at work it has my head spinning. The part for my sewing machine came in on Monday.  I’m so grateful to have a fully functioning machine again.  I have a … Continue reading

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