Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stash Report 2/26/12

Nothing added or used last week.  All I did this weekend was take allergy meds and sleep.  At least that’s what it felt like.  I can’t remember the last time I slept so much. I made it into the sewing … Continue reading

Posted in baby quilts, stashbusting | Tagged | Leave a comment

Another Trying Week

After finally getting my son healthy and back to school I either caught his crud or had a major allergy event.  I’m going with allergies because I never felt bad, except for the day I took OTC allergy medicine.  I … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery, family | Tagged | Leave a comment

Curved Piecing

An opportunity came my way to learn something new, so that’s what I did today. This is my first attempt at curved piecing.  It isn’t hard.  Like anything else, it just takes time.  There are three more sections to sew … Continue reading

Posted in piecing techniques | Tagged | 1 Comment

A Truce With Raisins

Sometime during my childhood, I decided I didn’t like raisins.  Raisins never did anything to me.  I can’t remember a specific event that  changed me.  No tummy aches from eating too many oatmeal raisin cookies.  No night of vomiting after … Continue reading

Posted in food, ideas | Tagged | Leave a comment

Baby Quilt Progress

I struggled with resistance this past week and finally forced myself back into the sewing room yesterday.  I thought laying out the baby quilt blocks might inspire me to work on them.   The quilt has a worm squiggling across … Continue reading

Posted in baby quilts, designwallmonday, gifts | Tagged , | 3 Comments

An Embroidery Kind Of Week

We all have weeks like this.  Sick kid, multiple doctor visits, crazy busy at work, sleep interrupted, meals missed, schedule trashed.  I’m ready for this week to be done so I can start over next week. When life throws the … Continue reading

Posted in embroidery | Tagged | 1 Comment

Mystery Muse Incoming

I received a package from my “angel muse” earlier this week.  The person assigned to me did not send anything out, so they assigned someone else.  This is the only swap I’ve ever done where the coordinator ensures everyone gets … Continue reading

Posted in Artella, gifts, swaps | Tagged | 1 Comment

Stash Report 2/5/12

Nothing out this week.  I stopped for background fabric on the way home from work yesterday and bought the green.  The black and white check was on sale and I’m almost out, so I bought more of that.   I’m … Continue reading

Posted in baby quilts, stashbusting | Tagged | 2 Comments

The Next Thing

The beginnings of a new quilt, more or less.  The stash seriously lacks background fabrics.  With the exception of white (bought for painting and dyeing) and creams/tans (bought because I love them), I don’t own many light fabrics.   Well, … Continue reading

Posted in baby quilts, gifts | Tagged | Leave a comment

February UFO Challenge

The new month brings a new UFO for the UFO Challenge.  This month we’re supposed to work on #1. Because I am missing the “follow the rules” gene, I finished #1 in January and posted a picture here.  In my … Continue reading

Posted in ufos | Tagged , | 2 Comments