Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stash Report And Little Else

No fabric in this week. It’s hard to even imagine having time to shop, let alone shop for something I really don’t need. I’ll get back there someday, but not soon. I used a half-yard for the hot pad test … Continue reading

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Another Small Finish

One of my January Short List goals was to try out a rug pattern by making a small hot pad. I decided to use a pattern I found in a 1970s woman’s magazine that used fabric strips crocheted around clothesline. … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Secret

No fabric in this week. I had guild yesterday, but didn’t go to my favorite thrift and didn’t buy anything in the vendor booth. I think the vendor had some good stuff, but my heart wasn’t into buying anything more. … Continue reading

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Laying Bricks

I missed posting on Wednesday due to technical difficulties. It seems computer screens only work if you have a functioning video card. On the quilting front, I finished sewing and re-sewing the brick blocks, trimmed them up and laid them … Continue reading

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Stash Report And One UFO Done

No fabric added this week. I finished the January UFO for the Get It Done Challenge for a very small bust. This is a tiny quilt. I also used so yarn on it and got that out of my stash. … Continue reading

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January UFO Progress

Here’s what I’ve done so far on the January UFO. I started with this. I removed the pink stems in the corner. I trimmed the backing and batting, and zig-zagged around the edges. I also hit the edges with paint … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Play Things

Nothing used this week, although I made progress on both the Safehouse Bricks quilt and the January UFO. I went to the sale at my LQS last Sunday. I started out far away from the fabric and picked up some … Continue reading

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Word Of The Year

This should be the last post that transitions everything into the new year. Time to stop thinking about it and start living it! My word of the year for 2016 was Breathe. More than anything, it made me think about … Continue reading

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The January 2017 Short List

Here it is a new year and a new Short List. In December I completed two projects and dyed the Stitching To Dye piece for creative play. It was a good month considering. The most recent version of The Short … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Sale

Here is how I finished last year. Fabric In: 118 3/4 yards Fabric out: 31.25 yards Net Fabric ADDED: 87.5 yards Yarn In: 21 yards Yarn Out: 625 yds Net Yarn OUT: 604 yds The yarn usage was a surprise … Continue reading

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