Monthly Archives: March 2015

April Short List

Now that I’ve lived three months with The Short List, I’m ready to evaluate it. I like that it keeps me focused on a few projects instead of lots of projects. I do think five is too many. Three would … Continue reading

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Books, Paints And Stash

No fabric in or out this week. I’m almost done quilting the Sunflower quilt and expect to finish that one by the next report. Slow progress is better than no progress. I made a trip to Joann’s the other week … Continue reading

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Sunflowers And Surprises

I took a day off from work today to spend time with DH. Our 30th wedding anniversary is in a few days and the only way we get time together is to take a break from the same old. To … Continue reading

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21 Day Creativity Challenge

Last week I signed up for the 21 Day Springtime Creativity Challenge on Rose Hughes’ Facebook page. Every day she posts a word that becomes the inspiration for all of us to draw for 5 minutes. Here are my sketches … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Quilt Guild Weekend

No fabric added this week. A miracle, considering we went to our favorite thrift store and a quilt shop yesterday. The thrift didn’t have much quilting fabric this time, or many quilting books. Even at the quilt shop nothing jumped … Continue reading

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Happy 86th

My mom turned 86 today. She isn’t very mobile anymore, so I picked up Wendy’s and drove over to eat lunch with her. The nursing facility usually puts us in a private room so it’s easier to visit while we … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Snacking

When you eat a lot of rice and vegetables, you need to eat a little something before bed to keep your stomach from growling in the middle of the night. My snack of choice is often cereal, with a little … Continue reading

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Stash Report and Project Updates

No fabric in this week, even though I went to Joann’s yesterday. I didn’t even look at the fabric. I used 1/8 yard for the starfish pincushion pictured in the last post. I painted the light wash over the layered … Continue reading

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Two Down On The Short List

Two finishes in two weeks. It’s fun for now, but I won’t be repeating that anytime soon. My friend edited the book and the publisher sent her copies. She spread the joy. I liked the way this pincushion looked like … Continue reading

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Paint Layering Progress

I went a little crazy with the paint. The biggest surprise came when I painted blue over the yellow areas and got green. I didn’t expect that since it didn’t happen with the first blue. I also flipped the fabric … Continue reading

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