Monthly Archives: February 2019

February 2019 OMG

My One Monthly Goal for February is to complete the first four blocks of the Hand Pieced QAL and start on block five. Here are the first four blocks. I stopped hand piecing the blocks while constructing block two. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 24, 2019

For many months I have listed Creative Play as a goal on The Short List. This month I watched a Creative Bug class on improv piecing with strips. Rulers are not used to cut anything, and nothing is straightened. Strips … Continue reading

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Confession Time

Here is block two in the Hand Pieced QAL. I changed it from the block in the tutorial. Most blocks in the quilt are a 4×4 grid, but the original block two was a 3×3 grid. You see that a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 17, 2019

Thanks to everyone for all the suggestions on how to organize and declutter my sewing space. Everyone had such good ideas. I started working on it yesterday and will post more about that later. With a few small changes I … Continue reading

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The Creativity Killer

I haven’t been posting because I haven’t been sewing. There’s a reason for that. My sewing room is so cluttered and full that I can’t work in there. Every time I want to cut fabric, I have to move a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 10, 2019

From this point forward it goes without saying that my numbers haven’t changed. I finished the first Hand Piecing QAL block yesterday. It took way longer than it should have. Stitching it at night in my recliner wasn’t working out. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 3, 2019

Once again, no change to the numbers. Yesterday I took time to watch a class on Improv Quilting by Sherri Lynn Wood on Creative Bug. I admit the way she constructs a quilt is way outside my comfort zone. Regardless, … Continue reading

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