Monthly Archives: August 2015

Stash Report And A Stroke Of Luck

There are some purchases you just can’t regret, no matter what it does to the stash. We always stop at the Goodwill in Delaware, Ohio when we pass through Columbus. It’s the best one ever, clean and well organized. I’ve … Continue reading

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Quilt National 2015

I’m heading out this morning to go to Quilt National at The Dairy Barn in Athens, Ohio. We’ve gone for years now and have a whole list of places we love to stop at on the way there and back. … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Momentum

Last week we left off with the concept of a daily task list as an organization tool to free up more time to do the things you love. The goal here is to build a life full of joy, energy, … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Tension Problems

No fabric in or out this week. I’m quilting the borders on the Craftsy class quilt and expect to report that out next week. I’m having intermittent tension problems with my machine that make no sense. It sews fine for … Continue reading

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Something Different

The sewing room has finally lived up to its name this week. I quilted on both the Still Life and the Craftsy Class quilts and stitched on this appliqué block. I’ve worked on this block off and on for years. … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Quilting Consciously

Last week I posted about doing something you love every day as a means to improve the overall quality of your life. I’ve had a lean spell with quilting lately and need to get back in the habit, for my … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Show Purchases

We got back from AQS Grand Rapids yesterday. The lack of a crowd or buses surprised me. It’s nice for the attendees, but can’t be good for the show. They already announced the dates for next year, but I have … Continue reading

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QuiltWeek Grand Rapids

We’re heading out this morning for Grand Rapids. It’s not my favorite of the large shows, but it is my favorite venue. There’s a lot of green space around the convention center. The area feels safe with lots of restaurants … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Feeding Your Spirit

Life always looks and feels better when you do things you love. There’s no getting around life’s unpleasant tasks, but how much does your life improve if you spend 15 minutes a day doing something you love? 30 minutes? An … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Borders

No fabric bought or used this week. I added borders to the Craftsy class quilt just to do some kind of sewing. Most of yesterday went to the sale and cleaning up after it. We had more traffic yesterday and … Continue reading

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