Monthly Archives: August 2016

Stash Report And Wrapping Up The Month

I used ¾ yard of fabric for the raffle block finish (more info last post).  No fabric in this week. Right now I feel like I should never buy fabric in again, but that feeling won’t last. I’m almost done … Continue reading

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UFO #3

I finished the third UFO for the year. I decided to call this one “Thinking of Maggie”. I almost called it “Remembering Maggie”, but that makes it sound like she passed away, which to the best of my knowledge she … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday, A Day Late

I stopped at the library today to pick up books I’d called in. Out of the blue, I thought, “what if I randomly pick a book off the fiction shelves and give it a shot?” That might be an interesting … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Small Victories

No fabric in this week. I skipped the sale at my LQS and don’t regret it at all. A small amount out this week as part of the continuing declutter. I found a faded piece of pink fabric from origins … Continue reading

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I knew I’d have to do it sooner or later. I bought a wide bed machine two years ago and never could get it to free motion quilt correctly. I spent time messing with it and corrected some of the … Continue reading

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Right Result, Wrong Reason

A local quilt shop is having a sale on Halloween and Christmas fabric and kits this Saturday. I’ve been eyeing one of their Christmas kits for a while now. The first thing I thought when I saw the email was … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Reorganization

No fabric in this week. We did some reorganization in my son’s room yesterday that forced me to sort through all my non-quilting fabric and some of the older quilting fabrics. That room was originally my sewing room, but we … Continue reading

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The Books And The Questions

The work continues here on the question of too much inspiration and the realization that I don’t put my heart in my quilts. To address the inspiration question, I started reading those all those books. I finished two so far. … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The List

No fabric in or out this week. I started quilting the Raffle Block by outlining the appliqué. I will quilt heavily in the open space to make the appliqué stand out. The quilt is small, so maybe a finish next … Continue reading

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August Scrap Goals

There’s a scrap challenge going on over at Confessions Of A Fabric Addict. The best part of the challenge is that each participant sets her own goal for the month. I haven’t made much progress in the past few months. … Continue reading

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