Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sunday Stash April 29, 2018

No fabric in this week. I finished the name tag and wrapped my embroidery hoop in muslin to prevent creases for a small amount of usage. I signed up for a class at AQS Grand Rapids in August, which tripled … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form Intro

I love ideas. I love that they flow freely to me, hang out, talk to me, challenge me and help me learn and grow. Ideas create endless possibilities. I have lots of ideas. I keep a notebook with lists, narratives, … Continue reading

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April Scrap Attack And May Goal

My April goal was to make a small project using scraps, with SMALL being the operative word. I made a name tag for Needle Arts Guild. It was a hard won finish. I will never hand embroider through batik fabric … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 22, 2018

Finally, a finish. Random is now off the UFO list. Finishing this quilt was my April OMG. I started it in 2010 as a challenge from my Art Quilt Group. The design is my own, developed in EQ software. I … Continue reading

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I got this far on the Christmas embroidery before I ran out of supplies. Dilemma. After thinking on it I decided to ditch the crewel yarn and finish all the pieces using floss and whatever fancy threads I’ve accumulated. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 15, 2018

No fabric in or out this week. There were opportunities to buy, but nothing caught my fancy. I did buy a Craftsy embroidery class during their $14 sale yesterday. That doubled my spending for the year. I had one finish, … Continue reading

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That Planning Thing

In my April Short List post, I added a category called ”Design”. I added it because I have A LOT of ideas and techniques I want to try. More than what may fit in my lifetime, but I’ll give it … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 8, 2018

We had a great linkup last week. Thanks to everyone for hanging in there. Mr. Linky was down most of the afternoon. I could see from my side that people were linking up, but the links didn’t show and I … Continue reading

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How These Things Happen

It all started so innocently… My Art Quilt Group decided the challenge for April is to create a small piece using the theme of “fantasy”. I was curious what would come up if I googled “fantasy quilt images”. I saw … Continue reading

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April Short List And OMG

March was a busy month. I finished the dresser set and the Scrappy Birds quilt, which made room for new things on the list. I’ve delayed writing this post because I struggled with choosing something for the new category. I … Continue reading

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