Monthly Archives: July 2013

August Short List

I started an appliqué project on vacation, which removed one item from the July Short List.  I’m keeping the August list small because we have so many things going on that month I know I won’t have a lot of … Continue reading

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Six Months Later

No fabric bought or used this week, but not because I didn’t try. After the no quilt shop fiasco I decided to start a handwork project.  It was either that or go crazy bored.  Getting a start on anything handwork … Continue reading

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It rained the first two days of our vacation and part of the third.  We usually get lucky and only have one day with rain, but this year it wasn’t meant to be.  With so much time indoors I finished … Continue reading

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Books for the Road

It turned into another hectic mess of a week.  That combined with oppressive heat did not a productive week make.  I didn’t use or buy any fabric this week. I have some time off now, so if I don’t sew … Continue reading

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Stash Report 7/14/13

No fabric in or out this week.  I had big plans to sew yesterday, but the past week caught up to me and I slept the day away.  I must have needed it. I pulled some fabrics for the next … Continue reading

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Everything That Could Go Wrong…

I took a mid-week trip to my mom’s house to get some service people in to fix things.  Some things are easier to schedule during the week.  It seemed like a good idea at the time. I even left the … Continue reading

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In Memory of Diz

When I was in college I waited tables at a truck stop to pay the bills.  Not long after I started working there, several more waitresses were hired.  I became good friends with one of them.  Her and her husband … Continue reading

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