Monthly Archives: March 2020

Sunday Stash March 29, 2020

No change in the numbers. I’m still working on the same three projects. All have seen progress, but nothing is done. I’m probably two or three weeks out from the next finish given that I still go to work every … Continue reading

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Ready To Roll

Another trying week over. I’m ready to chill and enjoy some quiet time at home. I pressed all the sewn pieces for A Walk In The Woods and stacked them up, ready to sew. I decided not to arrange them … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 22, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. As things are I would have to work hard to add to the stash. I’m not one to buy much of anything online. I quilted one block on Bears With Borders.  There’s an … Continue reading

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Cutting Complete

I finally finished cutting the pieces for a Walk in The Woods. Someone asked how the blocks went together. Sorry, I don’t remember who. The pieces are arranged the way they go together in the blocks. Because of the way … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 15, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. Bears With Borders is basted and ready for quilting. I’m still cutting pieces for A Walk In The Woods. All my Guild events for the rest of this month have been cancelled, which … Continue reading

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Picking at Things

Is anyone else out there feeling a little stressed this week? My responsibilities at work include Human Resources and Facilities, although my job title is in a different area. I spent a chunk of my week posting various notices and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 8, 2020

No change in the numbers. A special thanks to Marti over at Plainstitches for creating a button using a picture of my hand painted fabric. Great job Marti! I sewed the body of the bear quilt together yesterday, but it … Continue reading

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March 2020 Short List

I finished three projects on the list in February. That’s as good as it gets around here. Because I’m setting quarterly and semi-annual goals this year, I will not choose new projects in the categories with finishes until April. I … Continue reading

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I had a couple of questions on the last post about how you frame needlework using the lacing method. I used this tutorial by Instructables Craft with a few modifications. My frame did not have glass. There are two very … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash March 1, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. I managed to squeeze in one more finish in February by framing the cottage cross stitch. I switched the frame to one I picked up on clearance at Hobby Lobby. I also laced … Continue reading

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