Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stash Report And The Scrap Shelf

No fabric in or out this week. I did use 400 yards of yarn for the crochet basket. I filled it with neutral scraps and cleared off a shelf for those and my green scraps. The second shelf holds my … Continue reading

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A Yarn Finish

For my second scrap container, I crocheted this basket. The pattern came from She’s Got The Notion  . I used a hook one size bigger than the pattern required. The yarn had been eating up closet space for over 20 … Continue reading

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Another Beginning

Because I don’t have enough project piles in the sewing room, I pulled the fabrics for the slice quilt. I even ironed some of them. We decided at Art Quilt Group last night to enter the quilt in a local … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Brief Victory

Last week I used 5/8 yards for the fabric basket to use for scrap storage. That had me at positive usage for about five minutes. The next morning I stopped at the Quilt Foundry sale and bought a yard of … Continue reading

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The Color Purple

Last night I went stash diving to see what I could use to make the Country Hearts pattern by Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smith. In case you missed it the first time, here it is. My version will have fewer … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Scraps

We all have them. And no matter how many pieces I pull out of the scrap box to use in quilts, I still can’t fit the lid on the box. I made a fabric basket this week to use to … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Finished UFO #1 2016

I finished Bubbles last night out of sheer disgust at how long I’ve been working on it. It was a matter of sitting down and doing it more than it needing a lot more work. That’s one UFO down and … Continue reading

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Gluten Free And Other Updates

I few weeks ago I posted about gluten free breakfast and my inability to find Chex instant oatmeal at the store. I emailed the nice people at General Mills, and they confirmed they took it off the market. Last weekend … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: What If I Don’t

The next week is one of temptation. A local quilt shop has a big sale coming. The library has a book sale. The idea of starting a new project has reared its ugly head. Big sigh. I’m still debating the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Fabric Crochet

I did not buy any fabric this week and no Superbowl sales for me today. A local quilt shop is having a sale next week for Presidents Day that I may not be able to pass up. I have a … Continue reading

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