Monthly Archives: July 2016

Stash Report And An Odd Day

My guild’s quilt show is this weekend and I went yesterday. If you live in the area, it is open today 11 –5 at Washtenaw College in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In addition to the quilts, there are vendors and a … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Too Much Inspiration

Some ideas come by a rather circular route. I started listening to a new-to-me podcast called The Minimalists. Very interesting stuff, although I have no plans to get rid of most my belongings. My family would, no doubt, revolt. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Charms

No fabric in or out. I spent more time on household chores this week after the major plumbing inconvenience. That was followed by a new, less severe, plumbing issue. I will remember this as the summer water issues. I laid … Continue reading

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Design Decisions

I finished sewing the raffle block into a top. It’s a good size for a pillow, but I’m not much of a pillow person. My family constantly throws them on the floor to get them out of the way. I … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Two Questions

This week I heard two questions that got me thinking, one from a speaker and another from a podcaster. The podcast question came from Stephanie over at Sit & Sew Radio. If you haven’t listened to her new podcast, you … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Different Perspective

We had a garage sale at my guild yesterday. I sold way more than I bought, always a good thing. I bought a couple books and a pattern, and sold a few cuts of fabric. I didn’t buy any fabric … Continue reading

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More Of The Same

I spent almost no time in the sewing room this week. The plumbing inconvenience has turned into a major annoyance and will not be fixed until next week. The only thing worse than no water is no electricity. I finished … Continue reading

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