Monthly Archives: August 2019

Just In Time for Fall

I got a little behind on things because of my trip last week, but I did finish the acorn runner. The blocks were constructed using free form piecing. No templates, no pattern. I took a class through my Guild in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 25, 2019

Thanks to everyone for all the kind comments last week supporting Sunday Stash. I just wanted to make sure there was still an interest. We all get busy and have to push things aside sometimes. Sounds like August was just … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Free Motion

Free motion quilting (FMQ)is one of those topics that always gets a reaction. Some people love it, others not so much. Some find it intimidating. There are many quilters out there who are much better at it than me, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 18, 2019

I had a finish this week for some fabric out. Good to see the numbers going in the right direction. I wanted to finish quilting the acorn runner last night, but fatigue won out and I made the binding instead. … Continue reading

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Off The List

I finally finished the 30s quilt. The pattern is Bundled Up In Batiks by Holly Daniels. You can access the PDF here. I scaled it back to throw size from twin size. I used bamboo batting and Coats & Clarks … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 11, 2019

No fabric in or out this week. The 30s quilt is quilted. Here’s a picture of it trimmed down. I’ve attached the binding and started pinning it to sew by machine. I expect to finish it today, but I’ll count … Continue reading

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August 2019 Short List

This is the latest I’ve ever posted The Short List. I’m so late, in fact, the One Monthly Goal link up has closed. A work trip last week really put me off my game. I’ve struggled to get back in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash August 4, 2019

A work trip had me states away from my sewing room this week. I only had the opportunity to stitch on Monday and Saturday. The quilting on the 30s quilt progresses but no finish. The plan until I travel again … Continue reading

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