Monthly Archives: August 2018

August OMG

My One Monthly Goal for August was to embroider two squares and start a third on the quilt from the Rose Hughes class. Instead, I finished the quilt. I named it Beyond Straight because I used more than straight stitches … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 26, 2018

No fabric in this week, which is just short of a miracle. There were so many interesting quilts at the AQS show that I forgot to manage my time and didn’t get a chance to shop. The YLI people didn’t … Continue reading

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Creating Collages Class

I’m back from the show and had a great time. I started on Wednesday with a Trish Stuart class, Creating Collages. It was a great class and she did a really good job of explaining the mechanics of collage. I … Continue reading

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I’m off tomorrow for the AQS Grand Rapids show. I’m taking a class in the afternoon with Trish Stuart on creating collages. Thursday we’ll go to the show and then shop our way back on Friday. There must be a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 19, 2018

No money spent or fabric added this week. I finished the runner for some usage. This project went way outside my comfort zone. There was no pattern or plan. Most the fabric came out of a scrap bag I bought … Continue reading

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Filler Sewing

Between projects I’ve sewn some leader and ender blocks. I haven’t decided if these will go in one big quilt or two smaller quilts. It depends on how they look together when they are all done. I plan to sew … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 12, 2018

No change to any of the numbers this week. After a very hectic and stressful week, I just felt like I needed to sew yesterday. I didn’t want to spend time choosing a pattern or cutting a lot of fabric. … Continue reading

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Square #2, Beyond Straight

I finished the second square and moved on to the third. There is something very fluid about free form embroidery. I’m enjoying it more than thought I would. I may even be able to finish the quilt this month.

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Sunday Stash August 5, 2018

No change to any of the numbers. I’ve mostly done hand work this week, finishing the square with the moon and stars. The background fabric is hand painted and stamped cotton sateen. I followed the spiral shape of the stamp … Continue reading

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August 2018 Short List and OMG

Another month gone in a flash. When I was younger I though time would slow once I got older. I was incredibly wrong about that. I finished three out of four items on the July list. I need to find … Continue reading

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