Monthly Archives: July 2019

Sunday Stash July 28, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I’m half way through quilting the 30s quilt, maybe a little more. The stems are sewn down on the acorn runner. I pulled the back, batting and binding fabric together for it. Last … Continue reading

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UFO Friday Project #1 Progress

Did you work on a UFO last Friday? I worked on the acorn blocks Friday and through the weekend as ideas came to me. Here’s where I started. This is what they look like now. The size works for the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 21, 2019

What is it with batiks this year? My Guild had their annual garage sale yesterday. I bought a book, a pattern, some batting and a batik bundle, all for under $6. The batiks were tied together. I couldn’t tell what … Continue reading

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UFO Friday

Do you have UFOs? I know a few quilters that don’t, but they are definitely the freaks of the quilting world. They must hang with the quilters that don’t have a stash (yes, they are out there). If you need … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 14, 2019

I was on the road this week to Quilt National and Amish Country. There were quite a few quilt shops and fabric stores involved, along with a number of thrift shops. The stash expanded, but it could have been a … Continue reading

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The First July Finish

I finished the Gemma top on Tuesday and wore it to Guild last night. I came close to pitching the whole thing, but if I want to make clothes I need to learn how to fit. This shirt was as … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 7, 2019

No fabric out this week. The 30s quilt is basted and the Gemma top is under construction. The Gemma pattern is an epic fail for my body proportions. So far I’ve spent more time taking it apart and making adjustments … Continue reading

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Appropriate Ending

After much auditioning, I finished the hoop on the hoop art challenge. This trim worked out the best, although I liked lace better. Unfortunately, the lace stash didn’t include anything narrow enough. Wide lace and dark colors overwhelmed the piece. … Continue reading


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July 2019 Short List

Another month, another list. I have a busy schedule this month with some travel. Aside from the long holiday weekend, it doesn’t look good for The Short List this month. I finished one project in June, the hoop art challenge. … Continue reading

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