Monthly Archives: January 2019

Plodding Along

This week has been all about staying put and staying warm. You’d think that would make it the best week ever for sewing, but it just makes me want to sleep. Progress is measured in baby steps these days, except … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 27, 2019

No change in the numbers. This is starting out as my most boring stash year ever. It’s been a slow week in the sewing room. I cut the pieces for the HPQAL block, but didn’t start sewing them. I cleaned … Continue reading

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January 2019 OMG Finish

The 9 patch leader and ender blocks are now a finished top. Sewing the top together was my OMG for the month. I’m not a fan of big borders, but I didn’t have any more of the floral fabrics. The … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 20, 2019

Still no change in the numbers. I picked fabric for the Hand Piecing QAL that starts tomorrow. You still have time to join the fun. All the info is at Elm Street Quilts and Simple.Handmade.Everyday. I know I pulled way … Continue reading

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Color Variation

It’s been all hand work this week. Here’s the progress I’ve made on the penguins. The face looks kinda creepy, doesn’t it? I’m a little disappointed that the colors are a bit dull. As close as I can figure, the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 13, 2019

My stats remain all zeros. I got the first border on the 9 patch top this week and accomplished nothing else in the sewing room. I’ve felt more drawn to hand work lately. I find I don’t enjoy working in … Continue reading

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Scrambling Revisited

I thought I had the hand work covered with the Hand Piecing QAL starting this week. Then I realized as I read the reveal that the first block pattern wouldn’t post for two more weeks. Uh-Oh. And then I realized … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 6, 2019

It’s a new year with shiny new zeros in the added and used categories. I finished the applique block, which looks the same as it did before I appliqued it. Now you don’t have to see it again until I … Continue reading

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2019 Word Of The Year

It’s that time again, to listen quietly for the word that will influence me throughout the coming year. Some years I spend a lot of time considering my choices. This year I simply rattled on to myself about what I … Continue reading

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January 2019 Short List

Happy New Year! I love the way a new year feels like a blank slate of opportunity. With the new year comes changes to the Short List. I decided to drop the scrap category for now. It may reappear later, … Continue reading

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