Monthly Archives: January 2016

Stash Report And Creative Play

The stash report is easy because nothing changed. I had Art Quilt Group at The Foundry last week but didn’t buy anything. The owner spent most of the night unwrapping new bolts. I may not be able to resist forever, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free For Breakfast

It’s time for another gluten free food review that doesn’t involve sweets or snacks. This time it’s all about breakfast. The big excitement for me is that cheerios are now gluten free. I have seriously missed Honey Nut Cheerios. I’m … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Little Progress

Nothing added or used this week. I’m in the middle of everything where nothing much happens. I didn’t get as much sewing time in this week as I’ve been struggling with fatigue. By 8:00 I can’t keep my eyes open … Continue reading

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Thinking And Sewing

I had time before I took mom to the doctor this morning to lay out the rows of the tumbler quilt. Twelve of the rows are sewn into pairs. I need to sew one more row of tumblers to make … Continue reading

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To Quilt Or Not To Quilt

I belong to the Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild. I mention my guild meetings a lot, but rarely give the name of the guild. To make up for that here is a shameless plug of the guild’s new website. The … Continue reading

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Stash Report And That Darn Thrift

I had guild in Ann Arbor yesterday, which means we went to our favorite thrift shop. I managed to limit myself to one piece of Nancy Halverson for Benartex. I just couldn’t leave it there when it only cost $2. … Continue reading

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Another Step Out Of The Zone

I just signed up for the 350 blocks project over at Praire Moon Quilts. Just to be clear, hell will freeze over before I make 350 quilt blocks this year. I’m not much of a traditional quilter. There is some … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: New Projects And Old Lists

I downloaded the fabric requirements for the BOM quilt this week and pulled the fabric. I’m excited to start this project. The first block instructions post Friday. As much as I love a new project, my mega-list of projects and … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Tension Blocks

No fabric used or added this week. I may have to sew up something small just to have usage to report. I started quilting the quilt with circles on it, which I have renamed Bouncing Bubbles. I’m using decorative stitches … Continue reading

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Two Tops For The Week

I finished the rectangular nine-patch top last weekend and basted it.  I’m sure there are similar patterns for sale, but this was something I’ve played around with in EQ for many years. I even managed to choose a quilting design. … Continue reading

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