Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mystery Gift #1 Incoming

I received my first gift from my Mystery Muse on Saturday. The poem is original according to the note on the back. I’m always amazed at how different the gifts are each year, although I do see a trend toward … Continue reading

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Mystery Gift #1 – Outgoing

The week started normal and then turned into a sick kid, ice storm kind of week. Everything was way harder than it needed to be. Does the Universe get PMS? Seems like. I am now a full week behind sending … Continue reading

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Getting Through A Sunday

No change in the stash this week.  I have five of the eight rows of what I’m now calling “Making Tracks” sewn together.  No plans to post another picture until the top is all sewn together.  Feels like there’s a … Continue reading

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Making Tracks

I arranged all the blocks last night and piled them up for sewing.  I can’t say I cared much for it at first.  I rearranged the blocks about a zillion times and ended up with a design I could live … Continue reading

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The Ideas Keep Coming

I finished making “Block B” for the Off Track quilt.  That’s 80 blocks in total that need arranged so I can start sewing them together.  If I had any guts, I’d just pull them out of a bag and start sewing.  … Continue reading

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Stash Report 2/10/2013

No fabric purchased or used this week.  I’m finding it incredibly easy not to buy fabric this year.  We’ll see how that holds up once the quilt shows start this spring. I’m about half way through the “B” blocks for … Continue reading

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Snail’s Pace

The B strips are cut and pinned, just waiting for me to sew them.   Sometimes you have to be grateful for baby steps.

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From A To B

I finished making all of Block A and pressed them.  I think a WOC fabric will work well for the background.  I pressed it this morning before work so I could start cutting tonight.   Block B is simpler and … Continue reading

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Felting Results

The blazer felted up nicely, although I noticed it didn’t come clean around the cuffs. I can just cut that part off or work around it.  I ended up with more than a half yard of felted wool, but less … Continue reading

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February Short List

I had a lot of success with the short list in January.  I finished three of the original four tasks, added four more, and finished one of the second four.  My list for February consists of the one item remaining … Continue reading

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