Monthly Archives: May 2016

Stash Report And The Rest Of It

No fabric added or used this week. I went to Joann’s for thread and also bought a couple purse patterns for $1 each. I looked for the solid homespun, but they only had a few bolts that were all plaids. … Continue reading

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Reaching A Happy Place

Here in the U.S. it’s the beginning of a holiday weekend. I took a vacation day to give myself a four day weekend. I wanted some extra time to work on my quilty projects and  some of the endless house … Continue reading

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May Scrap Progress

May was a two steps forward and one step back scrap month. I used scraps to make this leaf block and this leaf block that looks more like a tree block. But then I bought these scraps of cat fabric. … Continue reading

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Stash Explosion

I knew it was coming because yesterday was my guild’s fabric sale. This is the third one they’ve had since I joined and by far the largest. A former member passed away and her family donated her entire stash of … Continue reading

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The Thought Of A Leaf

I’d love to report I finished something, but it was one of those work weeks that got the best of me. I’m always amazed when multiple projects hit crisis at the same time. It’s a little like the kids getting … Continue reading

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Creative Play With Leaves

A while back I posted about this book. I checked it out of the library and renewed it when it came due. I think I can renew it one more time before I have to give it up. I may … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Block From Hell

I finished one of the two May blocks for the BOM. I don’t count anything out until the quilt is finished. I keep forgetting to pay attention to how the seams fall when I press, so there were a whole … Continue reading

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Bear Block #4

I finished another bear block last night. This one had more stitching and felt like it took forever. I’m not watching anything on TV these days, which means I spend less time on handwork. I keep thinking I should stitch … Continue reading

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Thread Catchers And Other Thread Thought

The thread catchers are done and ready to go to guild for donation to the silent auction. The meeting isn’t until the 21st, but I wanted to get them done early so I wouldn’t stress about them. When I put … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Little Things

No fabric added this week. I finished a second cat mat so Cuddles can have one by the door and one in the bay window. The floor in the entry is rough stone. I know I wouldn’t want to lie … Continue reading

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