Monthly Archives: May 2012

Fig Tree Plan

Three-day weekends are such a blessing. I finished sewing the HSTs, cut them, pressed them, and laid out the entire quilt.  Arranging the blocks took more time than anything.  I had to move furniture in the sewing room to get … Continue reading

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Stash Report May 27, 2012

Nothing out this week.  The goal is to make up for all the sewing I didn’t do last week this weekend.  With temps in the mid-90s, I won’t be working in the yard much. My order came in from The … Continue reading

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Pellon Clear Fuse

Has anyone tried Pellon Clear Fuse? I bought some last year and just got around to trying it. It’s a lot like paper backed fusible web, except the backing is clear. I’m not sure if I like it or not. … Continue reading

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Alternating Projects

I started alternating the easy projects I want to do with the thinking projects that have me procrastinating.  First I finished the curved piecing background (procrastinating).  Next I worked on the Fig Tree kit.   I am flying through this … Continue reading

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Stash Report May 20, 2012

No projects finished, or anywhere near finished, this week. I did buy 2.25 yards of fabric at the guild fabric sale.  The money goes to their charity, Harbor House, a shelter for abused women and their children.   This is … Continue reading

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Curved Piecing

I’m in a group that meets once a month to try new techniques or make small projects that are always on the “someday” list.  One month we tried curved piecing. I finished my sample so that I could use it … Continue reading

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What’s Going On In The Sewing Room

Not much, really.  Not for the lack of ongoing projects, but more from too many other tasks vying for my attention. This is what I would be working on if I were sewing.   That’s four project spread across the … Continue reading

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May Embroidery Update

It was one of those weeks last week.  All I wanted to do was sit and stitch, outside if possible.   I’m coming up on the home stretch.  One more move of the hoop should do it. I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I’m a little early on this, but it’s okay because I started celebrating today. The assisted living facility where mom lives had a brunch and live entertainment this morning.  A banjo player came in and played the “oldies”.  The residents … Continue reading

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Sometimes, you just KNOW things aren’t working out the way you planned. I tried to ignore it.  I rearranged the stamped yellow blocks a couple dozen times.  I looked at them.  I rearranged.  I looked at them some more.  Finally, … Continue reading

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