Monthly Archives: January 2018

Scrap Attack January Finish

Talk about a project that did not go as expected. My January goal was to make a woven project using the technique in this book. The first challenge was finding rug canvas as Joann’s no longer carries it. A friend … Continue reading

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January OMG Finish

This month’s goal was to finish the applique on Bouquet Applique, start piecing the borders and attempt to get the stain out. I finished the applique and the borders and started quilting. The stain was another matter. Everything I did … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 28, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. I’m determined to have some usage next report. I started the scrap project so I could finish it by the end of the month. I got to the second round of stitching and … Continue reading

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The Not UFOs

A couple weeks ago I went to a meeting of the Toledo Needle Arts Guild. That group is a keeper. The members are interesting and entertaining, and everyone has different skills. Because the group covers anything done with a needle … Continue reading

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Surface Design Round Robin #4

I had Art Quilt Group last night and we swapped out round robins. My project for the next month is this. I know where I want to add on, but not what techniques I want to use. I like to … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 21, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. It feels like a long time since I finished anything. That time will come again, hopefully before I add anything. I spent a lot of time sewing last week with not much to … Continue reading

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Word Of The Year 2018

This year’s word rose out of things that happened last year. My word in 2017 was open. The beginnings of change started in late 2016 and I thought that open meant I needed to keep an open mind. Life doesn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 14, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. Because I started all new projects at the beginning of the year it will take time to see a finish. I’m focusing on projects that are part of monthly goal challenges. This week … Continue reading

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Strolling Along

After a slow start last week I made some progress on January’s embroidery project. I finished the first half-oval piece and filled in all the missing stitches on the largest piece (not shown). I’d love to take credit for all … Continue reading

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Stash Report January 7, 2018

Here we are at the first Sunday Stash of the year. If you would like to link up for the first time, here are the rules. Everyone makes up their own. We report the fabric we add and the fabric … Continue reading

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