Monthly Archives: December 2019

Looking Back, Looking Forward

It’s that time of year when you see a lot of 2019 recaps and 2020 plans. I’ve been thinking about 2020 for a few weeks now, keeping in mind where I am and where I want to be. This wasn’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 29, 2019

I can’t believe it’s the last Sunday Stash of 2019. Every year seems to pass more quickly than the last. My goal this year was to use more fabric than I bought, which obviously didn’t happen. I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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December OMG And More Blocks

Finishing the rail fence charity quilt was my December OMG. I finished it December 14th, which left me lots of time to work on other things. I made a lot of progress this week on the blocks for the guild … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 22, 2019

No changes in the numbers. Block construction started for the Guild Challenge quilt. I’ll talk more about all the “rules” further into construction. Here are the blocks done to date, although more are in process. The blocks finish at four … Continue reading

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The Big Weird Bead

Remember the folded star ornament I wanted to paint? I finally got around to doing that. I wanted to add a button to the middle, but I didn’t have anything interesting in a complementary color. Enter the big weird bead. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 15, 2019

I finished the rail fence charity quilt for 4 yards out. No fabric in this week. Whether or not I have another finish this year depends on what I decide to work on next. So many possibilities….. Fabric Added: 59.7 … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 8, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I spent most the week sorting and organizing my fabric. Fabrics are now together by color or type (ex. Christmas). Pieces too small to use for anything but scrap quilts went in a … Continue reading

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December 2019 Short List

I finished one project on the list last month. I debated adding a fifth category, Mindless Piecing, but decided against it. I can only focus on a couple projects at a time and make decent progress. Adding a fifth category … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 1, 2019

No fabric out this week. I purchased fabric to make the Vogue top. Considering all the sales this weekend, I believe I used incredible restraint. The fabric is a rayon/poly gauze in a true green, although it doesn’t look it … Continue reading

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