Monthly Archives: May 2015

Stash Report And A Big Day

My baby graduated yesterday. Here he is walking away from the stage, diploma in hand.  I don’t think it sank in for him until later in the day. It took all morning to iron everything, get ready, drive to the … Continue reading

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Paint Stik Afternoon

On Monday afternoon I took paint stiks to the layered paint piece. I used three different colors of paint stiks and maybe a half dozen rubbing plates. My favorite was the morning glories and leaves in the barn red. I … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Poking At Things

No fabric in or out this week. I’ve been poking around on several different projects. I appliquéd outside yesterday. The weather was perfect, not too hot and a light breeze. We haven’t seen many days like that this year. I … Continue reading

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A Finish And A Start

Another tough sewing week. Work took up extra time, which cut into my creative time. That’s the way life rolls. I did finish the first appliqué block and started the second. I had to re-watch the Craftsy lesson to remember … Continue reading

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The Secret Life Of Procrastination

I had a lightbulb moment this weekend. I realized that every situation in my life that makes me crazy or weighs me down I created through procrastination. Every. Single. One. I’m self-aware enough to have realized this while I created … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Meeting Day

It was THAT weekend again. My guild met Saturday and had their every other year book sale. They sell off little used books from the guild library for $1 each. I picked up five books, although I might not keep … Continue reading

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An Almost Appliqué Block

I finished all the petals but didn’t get the center stitched. You can see my basting threads hanging out at the top of the flower. It was one of those weeks where things did not go according to plan. I … Continue reading

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Idea Notebooks And Inspiration Files

Do you keep an idea notebook? How about an inspiration file? For me these are totally different things. An idea notebook is a place to write down ideas, concepts and techniques. It’s the place where I “what if” the common … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Charity Finish

I whipped out this quilt top for Heartbeat yesterday. My guilds don’t support this charity, but my friend’s guild does. They have a system in place for tying and binding these quilts so I only needed to piece the top. … Continue reading

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Crazy Week, Quiet Stitching

I don’t know how one little old lady can cause so much craziness, but mom had her moments this week. I had more than one day with multiple calls from the nursing care facility. Mom came down with a bit … Continue reading

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