Monthly Archives: February 2020

Test Blocks

We all have “those” days in the sewing room. I wanted to make a few blocks of the Blue Hawaii pattern to see how it looked with the grey background fabric. I cut the green pieces correctly, but cut some … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 23, 2020

No fabric in this week. I finished the Vogue 8253 shirt for 1.25 yards out. This was a fun garment to sew. I bought the fabric at the thrift a couple years ago. It has the feel of polyester, but … Continue reading

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One In Every Crowd

There’s been a lot of life going on here. Most of my sewing time this week went toward the Vogue shirt. I hope to finish it tomorrow. I’ve enjoyed sewing that shirt more than anything else I’ve made in a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 16, 2020

No fabric out this week. I bought 1.5 yards of background fabric for the quilt I’m doing with my sister. I haven’t talked much about it here, but it’s on The Short List. Regardless of how much fabric you own, … Continue reading

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Challenge Finished

I finally finished the challenge quilt, which I named Destination Unknown. That quilt took me places I never thought it would go. To recap, the challenge included an ocean theme, a shark, a starfish, something plastic and a focus fabric. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 9, 2020

Thanks to everyone that left comments and suggestions for the quilt label. They are much appreciated. Yesterday was a girls day out, but no fabric purchased. I did buy a couple patterns because they were on sale at Hobby Lobby … Continue reading

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Label Decisions

Do you label your quilts? My first quilts did not get labels. After I made a few I added labels, but I wasn’t consistent in how I did that. I know I embroidered my name on the back of one … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 2, 2020

One month out of twelve done already! How are you doing on stash usage? I’m in the home stretch on the challenge quilt, which I have named Destination Unknown. The facing is attached and partially stitched, the sleeve made and … Continue reading

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February 2020 Short List

Not much progress on the list last month. Many projects moved forward, but nothing was finished. I’ll see a few finishes this month. The Short List categories are UFO, garment, original design and stitchery. I’ve used some form of this … Continue reading

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