Monthly Archives: August 2013

September Short List

I finished the baby quilt from the August Short List and worked on the handwork project, but didn’t touch Confetti Breeze.  I’m happy with one finish and major progress on another item. For September, I have two items on the … Continue reading

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Handwork Update and Stash Report

No fabric in or out this week.  That’s likely to change today as a local quilt shop has a sale starting and I have a gift certificate. I’m plugging away at the embroidery on the Christmas bow.  I wanted to … Continue reading

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Trucks and Boxes and Bags, Oh My!

I would love to show pictures of wonderful things made out of the show fabric, but all I’ve done since the show is clean, sort, pack, unpack and pitch.  That truckload of stuff we planned to clear out of mom’s … Continue reading

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AQS Grand Rapids 2013

I spent yesterday at the AQS Grand Rapids show.  For the first time ever, I signed up for a bus trip instead of driving.  You can’t beat the price, but it’s a trade-off in flexibility and comfort.  As I get … Continue reading

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A Cookie And A Baking Mix

I’ve had cookies on the brain lately. I bought a pack of Glutino Vanilla Crème cookies to give them a try. I bet I looked at them for a year before I bought them. I’m still haunted by memories of … Continue reading

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Two Down

I finished the appliqué on the other end of the bow.  This section has far more embroidery than the last one.  It looks a little bland without it.   The elephant trunk hanging off the side has a back to … Continue reading

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Stash Report 8/11/13

Yes!  My numbers finally changed.  Almost a yard out with the baby quilt finish.  I didn’t buy anything last week. Fabric In:    1 3/4 yard Fabric Out:    8 3/8 yards Net Used:  6 5/8 yards I’ve done a little work … Continue reading

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Friday Finish

I finished the quilt I started on vacation.  The quilting…..well let’s just say it was one of those quilting sessions and leave it at that.  I used up three different spools of gold thread and had about 12 inches left … Continue reading

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Eye Candy

  Have you ever seen this book? I planned on posting about something else, but then I took books back to the library and checked this book out.  I’m fortunate enough to have access to two major library systems.  This … Continue reading

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The Other End of The Bow

  No fabric bought or used this week.  My stash report hasn’t changed in what feels like forever, but the new week brings new opportunities to finish something. I worked on the Christmas appliqué some.  What I’m showing in the … Continue reading

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