Monthly Archives: June 2016

June Scrap Progress

No forward progress on the scraps in June. I did not work on the cat quilt. I worked on a lot of other projects instead and ran out of time. And then I was looking for something that had nothing … Continue reading

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Stash Report And An Epiphany

No fabric in or out this week. I finished a couple more BOM blocks and another bear block. I don’t count fabric out until the project is finished. Last night was a turning point on the BOM. I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Sneaking It In

It hasn’t been the best month for The Short List. At least I figured it out before the end of the month. I hadn’t done much on my embroidery blocks because I spent a lot more time in the sewing … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Inspiration Everywhere

What if I get out once in a while to get inspired by art that is not made from fabric? That’s just what I did last weekend. We headed over to Artist As Quiltmaker at the Firelands Association for the … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Counting Quirks

The stash report is a bit of a lost cause this year, but I say that with a smile. No sense taking something that should be fun too seriously. I had a chunk of fabric out for the tumbler quilt. … Continue reading

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A Short List Finish

I FINALLY finished the tumbler quilt. This quilt will go to the battered women’s shelter, the charity of choice for my quilt guild. I learned a lot from my first large QAYG quilt and will do many things differently next … Continue reading

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A Big Bag

Several times this year I’ve found myself in need of a big tote bag. I have all kinds of bags, but most are smallish and not something I’ve made. Everyone else comes to guild with super cool tote bags to … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Rest Of It

I finished counting the vintage fabric I bought a few weeks ago for another 12 yards in. The tumbler top is quilted, squared, the binding made and mostly attached. The quilt must be bigger than I thought because I was … Continue reading

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A QAYG Moment

I finished quilting the tumblers using a QAYG method. I don’t know that I’d do it this way again. I used something similar to a stitch and flip method, but with really big sections instead of rows. The quilt was … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday – Blessings Shared

So many blessings have come into my life lately. I do my best to remember to appreciate them and not take them for granted. There’s plenty in my life that no one would think to envy and that makes those … Continue reading

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