Monthly Archives: November 2013

December Short List

This was one fast year.  I can’t believe I’m posting the last Short List for 2013. I’m not sure if I’ll do this next year as I don’t feel like it motivated me.  I am in the sewing room more … Continue reading

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UFO #18

Sometimes I just need to work on something different to shake up the creative process. I’ve had the same projects on my Short List for months, and they’re not moving forward.  That means it’s time to move on to something … Continue reading

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Sale Of The Year

If you’re going to go, go big. I got to the sale at my local quilt shop right when they opened.  I was on my way home from the grocery store and didn’t want to run back that way later.  The … Continue reading

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Two Dollar Quilt

After much consideration, I’ve killed the monochromatic challenge piece.  I decided there was nothing I could do using ONLY yellow that would make me love it.  Knowing that, I couldn’t see spending more time on it.  I may cut it … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Challenge Revisited

  To refresh your memory, here’s where I left off working on the monochromatic challenge.   To solve the not enough contrast problem, I dry brushed the piece with gold acrylic paint.  Here’s a picture with the wool on top … Continue reading

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Walk Of Shame

Not really.  I had a fun fabric day yesterday and I’d do it all over again.  Actually, I am doing it again today.  A local quilt shop has a sale going and I have a gift certificate to use up … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt

Who doesn’t love a new project? So many ideas to pick from, limited time to sew them. I’m feeling a little bad about how many UFOs I finished this year. That would be none. I used a couple old blocks … Continue reading

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Change of Direction

I finished the charity top in plenty of time for quilt guild this Saturday.  Sorry about the picture, but there are few places to photograph a twin size quilt in my house.   I’d planned to do some mending for … Continue reading

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Stash Report 11/10/13

Nothing bought and nothing used.  My goal this week is to finish the charity top for quilt guild on Saturday.  Since I picked up the kit at the last meeting this will not result in any fabric out. The first … Continue reading

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Double Time

I have the first four rows of the charity quilt sewn together, sort of.   I’m grateful to have any sewing progress this week.  Some weeks test a girl’s patience more than others, and this was one of those weeks.  … Continue reading

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