Monthly Archives: June 2018

A Time And A Place

Not much going on in the sewing room this week but lots of time for hand work. The second Christmas bag is going so much faster than the first. I think all those little satin stitch petals on the first … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 24, 2018

Another boring report with no fabric in or out and no money spent. I’m determined to sew the auction items this week and have usage next week. The library had their book sale Friday, but I didn’t find any sewing, … Continue reading

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The First Bag Of Christmas

I finished the embroidery on the first of the four Christmas bags. It sounds like a broken record, but it took much longer than I thought it would. I love Christmas and I love the look of this, but I … Continue reading

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Ideas Into Form #4

We left off with the flower fabrics chosen but nothing cut out. I used the fabrics and the design as planned. Once I cut out all the flower pieces I auditioned leaf and stem fabrics the same way, by laying … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 17, 2018

No fabric in or out and no money spent this week. I’m fusing the table runner and should finish it today. I meant to have it done before the weekend, but things didn’t happen that way. Here’s a sneak peak … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 10, 2018

No fabric in or out and no money spent this week. The full scope of the work changes became more clear this week. It will be months before things even out again. My small group also decided to stop meeting. … Continue reading

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Seeing The Light

The embroidery finally got to the point where I could move the hoop. I’m stitching the swag that shows on the back of the bag now. Here’s what the front will look like. I have a ways to go but … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 3, 2018

No fabric in or money spent this week. I’m counting out the fabric for the surface design round robin. I haven’t seen it since November. Whoever has it stopped coming to the group and likely forgot about it. If it … Continue reading

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June Short List And OMG

I can’t believe it’s June already. I only finished one of my May projects, but it was a big one. I have a lot going on this month and hope to get outside more, depending on the weather and the … Continue reading

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