Monthly Archives: March 2013

Stash Report 03/31/13

Happy Easter to everyone that celebrates it.  If mom didn’t live near us, we wouldn’t do anything special except have a visit from the Easter bunny.   We decided to have Easter pizza for dinner tonight rather than ham or turkey.  … Continue reading

Posted in baby quilts, charityquilts, scrapquilts, stashbusting | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Strips, Scraps and Something New

While blog-hopping a few weeks go I saw the most adorably strippy baby quilt.  Wish I could remember where I saw it, but I was meandering around the web and simply don’t.  I thought it would be a good way … Continue reading

Posted in charityquilts, scrapquilts, stashbusting | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Driving, And More Driving

No fabric in or out this week.  The closest I got to sewing was pressing fabric to get it ready to cut. It was a surprisingly busy week.  Tuesday I went to a short seminar on dealing with people that … Continue reading

Posted in family, stashbusting | Tagged , | Leave a comment


I took a shibori class last Sunday.  I wasn’t sure about taking it, but I did anyway.  I’ve done the wrapping fabric around a pipe shibori using fabric paints, and I’ve done the rubber band binding method using dyes.  This … Continue reading

Posted in classes, dyeing | Tagged , | 2 Comments

One More Off The Short List

I finished the swap snowman last night.  It’s one of those better late than never deals.  I’ll mail it tomorrow. That counts for a whopping quarter yard out. After guild yesterday we went to our favorite thrift shop.  I scored … Continue reading

Posted in applique, Artella, stashbusting, swaps | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments


I’m plugging away at the last swap gift, feeling bad that it will go out so late.  I figure it will mail Monday given my weekend schedule.   I have to embroider the arms and bind it, and then it’s … Continue reading

Posted in 3d, applique, Artella, gifts, swaps | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Unforeseen Delays

No fabric in or out this week.  This is the only sewing I did the entire week.   Actually, it was all cutting and fusing and no real sewing.  I’ll get to that today. I started getting sick about a … Continue reading

Posted in gifts, stashbusting | Tagged | 1 Comment

A Finish And A Bust

Late last night I finished the Making Tracks quilt.  The added vertical row changed the width enough that it no longer looks weird to me.   The quilt took 2.5 yards of fabric and I am in the black for … Continue reading

Posted in charityquilts, stashbusting | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

March Short List

After kicking butt on the January short list, I failed to finish anything on the February list.  I made the mistake of picking the biggest project to work on first, and work on it I did.  I was determined to … Continue reading

Posted in charityquilts, quilt guild | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment