Monthly Archives: May 2017

Saturday Stash And Restraint

In case you haven’t heard, Judy is no longer posting the stash report linky on her blog, Patchwork Times. Without a public forum to encourage accountability, I’m a little concerned my stash will multiply at a much higher rate. Anyone … Continue reading

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Dye Round One

I went on a quilting tear Sunday and dyed the Stitching To Dye #3 piece Sun Yellow. The last step in this experiment is to over dye it one more color. I’m thinking raspberry. I also think I’m going to … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Two Of Three

Except for the dyeing, the third Stitching To Dye piece is finished. This experiment included adding cotton lace to the quilt as a design element. I played around with what I had and couldn’t get it to look good. It … Continue reading

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The First Of Three

I have three projects I want to finish in the next few weeks, and this is the first one done. I finished the embroidery on the first pillowcase. I planned to switch the colors on the second one – blue … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Taxes

No fabric added or used this week. I’m feeling frustrated lately that it takes so long for me to finish anything. I realize I need more time in the sewing room, which is much easier said than done. Because I … Continue reading

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May Short List

No finishes off the April Short List last month. I made progress on a few things, which should lead to May finishes. The Short List includes something old (UFO), something new, a handwork project and Art Supply Creative Play. I … Continue reading

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April Progress And May UFO

I made progress on the April UFO but did not finish it. I squared the blocks, decided how to set them, and found and bought the sashing fabric. I plan to keep working on it in May so I don’t … Continue reading

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