Monthly Archives: October 2016

Stash Report And A Roadtrip

I spent a day out with a friend yesterday just because we could. We had beautiful weather for this time of year, close to 70 degrees. I’m not complaining, but the extended warmth will make the cold that much harder … Continue reading

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Wonky Nines

I finally got into the sewing room and made some liberated nine patch blocks for the second Stitching To Dye piece. I used more of a stash and slash method than the true Gwen Marston method. Don’t know that I … Continue reading

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October Scrap Progress And November Goals

I winced when I typed “November” because that means the holidays are coming fast. We’ve barely finished with summer here, which is unusual for this part of the country. The timing feels off. Regardless, another month is almost upon us. … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Picking Stitches

No fabric bought or used this week. I bound the Rose Hughes class pieces, but didn’t count it as done because the embroidery isn’t complete. I need to think up a better name for this quilt. I went through my … Continue reading

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Book Experiment Round Five

Before I start talking about the books, I want to apologize if I offend anyone with this post. I read to relax, and have old-fashioned ideas about what is entertaining and what isn’t. My intent isn’t to judge what you … Continue reading

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A Different Way Of Doing

A nagging little injury took me away from exercise and yoga this week and forced me to sit down and rest instead. It freed up a big chunk of time that I needed to fill with something positive to keep … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Getting It Done

I just couldn’t take it anymore. Yesterday I finished the Market Bag because I didn’t want to have to think about it another day. I like the finished product, but I will never make this bag again. I made it … Continue reading

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The Other Side

So far this week hasn’t been very productive. I quilted the other side of the Market Bag, which went better and faster than the first side. I even trimmed away the extra backing and batting. I took a picture of … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Liberated Play

No fabric in this week. I finished up the liberated piecing blocks by putting them together in a small quilt the size of a placemat. This piece is my creative play for the month. I’m beginning to wonder if I’ll … Continue reading

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The Balance Of Things

For every good thing that happens in life, it seems something challenging evens the scales. So before I get into quilt talk, I would like to take a moment to remember my sister-in-law, Ruth Goble, who lost her battle with … Continue reading

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