Monthly Archives: September 2015

Stash Report And The Sewing Expo

No fabric in or out this week. I went up to the Sewing Expo in Novi, Michigan, but I only bought a stencil to use with fabric paints. I’ve wanted to go for years and never did. Sunday is the … Continue reading

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I’m one of those people that uses things until there is nothing left. I run my cars until they can’t be repaired. I wear my shoes until they look like something chewed on them. I use my appliances until they … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Quilt Kits

No fabric in or out this week. I had guild yesterday and didn’t buy anything at my favorite thrift. I did pick up a couple kits at guild to make charity quilts. One is tumbler blocks that someone started and … Continue reading

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Cut And Out

I spent most of the morning cutting the pieces for the memory quilt. What’s left of the fabric goes to my guild for charity quilts, per the daughter’s request, and the guild meets tomorrow. I will have plenty of out-of-town … Continue reading

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A Different Kind Of Quilting

I’m making some progress on quilting Still Life. I started with the cup on the left and made my share of mistakes. I spent a lot of time looking at the quilt and auditioning threads. Since this is a first … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Book Sale

No fabric in this week. I went to a sale last Sunday but only bought D-rings and dissolvable foundation paper for paper piecing. I thought I’d give it a try on a Short List project. I used a quarter yard … Continue reading

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A Small Finish

I finished the wristlet earlier this week. The pattern is by Lee Monroe and it appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Stitch magazine. The stripes in the inserts were made using the ribbon thread that was this month’s Art … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Original Intent

What if I get back to the original intent of What If Wednesdays? The original What If post talked about doing things I enjoy, using books off my shelf, expanding creatively and cooking. It all turned into a how-to experiment … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Craftsy Finish

I finished my version of the Craftsy class quilt for 1.25 yards out. I stopped at Hancock Fabric yesterday to get notions for the newest project, but didn’t buy any fabric. They had quite a sale going, yet nothing jumped … Continue reading

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Friday Photos

The other day I moved a shelf from the garage into the sewing room. I tried to sell this shelf at four different sales and no one even looked at it. As you can see, all my paints fit nicely … Continue reading

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