Monthly Archives: March 2016

March Scrap Progress

Today is check in day for month one of the scrap challenge over at Confessions Of A Fabric Addict. My March goal was to get my scraps into attractive and sturdy containers that fit on the scrap shelf. I thought … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Free Motion Adventures

No fabric in this week. I used a quarter yard finishing Confetti Breeze. I already counted out the fabric for the quilt itself. The current count is the sleeve and the fabric bits. I started quilting Modern Geisha yesterday on … Continue reading

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Another UFO Down

I finished Confetti Breeze this week after settling on orange triangles for the embellishments. That’s one more UFO down. They got a good laugh out of it at Art Quilt Group because it was a 2013 challenge. We had to … Continue reading

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The Treasure Basket

As a quilter, I buy things. Books and fabric and patterns and notions and thread all beg me to take them home, where I promptly shove them in a bin or drawer and forget about them. The books have a … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Backsliding

Every other month, the stash takes a hit. I had guild yesterday, which includes a trip to our favorite thrift shop. I did good at the meeting because I worked the admissions table. No time to browse the vendor booth … Continue reading

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Looking For The Spark

I finished sewing the hanging sleeve on Confetti Breeze last night. I’m tempted to call it a finished quilt. It’s quilted and faced. All it really needs is a label. But I just can’t bring myself to leave it naked. … Continue reading

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Back To The Breeze

With the finish of the dreaded slice quilt, I started working on Confetti Breeze again. I got bogged down in deciding how to embellish the quilt. I knew I wanted to add 3-D fabric bits but couldn’t get my mind … Continue reading

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