Monthly Archives: May 2018

May Scrap Attack And OMG

For my Scrap Attack project I decided to make something out of one of my purchased scrap bags. I created a pattern, traced the motifs on fusible web and started cutting out the fabric pieces. I painted the background fabric … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 27, 2018

No fabric in or out this week, and no money spent. On an administrative note, with the last Windows update I am no longer able to comment on Blogger blogs….again. I enjoy the back and forth dialogue of comments and … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #3

In the last post, the design was set but no fabric was chosen. Now I have all the fabrics for the flowers laid out where they will go. It’s rough, but it’s enough to keep me going. I couldn’t find … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 20, 2018

To make up for all the weeks where nothing changed, everything changed this week. Fabric out for the RWB trip around the world back and binding 4.5 yards. I behaved myself at the guild fabric sale. I added a couple … Continue reading

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The Big Push

I’ve been quiet here on the blog, not because I haven’t been sewing, but because I’ve been pushing to finish the Safehouse quilt.  I still couldn’t get the colors right in the picture.  The light squares are more white than … Continue reading


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Sunday Stash May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there! Hope you get to relax and enjoy your day. No fabric in or out and no money spent this week. I basted the Safehouse quilt and will start quilting it today. … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #2

In the last post we left off with the idea of a table runner using these fabrics. I’ve had the idea to use motifs from Portraits From Nature by Jean Wells for a while now, but I knew I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 6, 2018

No fabric in or out this week, and no money spent on supplies. At this rate, my gross usage will be half what it was last year. If I can keep my additions down I can increase my net usage … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #1

In case you missed the first post, this is a continuation of how I’m going about taking my sometimes vague ideas and moving them into form. To start the process I chose three ideas I’ve wanted to explore for a … Continue reading

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May Short List And OMG

The months go by so fast! In April I finished the name tag (scrap project) and Random (UFO and OMG). I also finished piecing the Safehouse top. Warmer weather finally arrived, and I’m not sure what that means for my … Continue reading

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