Sunday Stash April 12, 2020

No fabric in this week. As the lockdown drags on I have a growing appreciation for my stash.
I used a quarter yard of fabric for masks. We’ve all seen enough mask pictures to last us a lifetime. I took a pass on posting pictures of mine.
SS yellowI finished quilting around the bears and will move on to the sashing. I sketched out a quilting design, but something about it bothered me. Once I rethought the quilting and came up with another plan I got my motivation back.
Anyone else ever slog through a project because a design decision wasn’t working? I find if I can’t make steady progress, that’s usually the reason. Sometimes a quilt will scream at me that I have it all wrong. Other times it just quietly glares at me. I’ve spent a lot of time staring at this quilt wishing it would speak up.
bears quiltedI should finish it in the next week or so and we can both move on.
Fabric In: 1.5
Fabric Out: 4.25 yards
Net Fabric Out: 2.75 yards
How did you do this week?

1 Julie in GA
2 Chrisknits
3 Marti
4 Quilting Gail
5 Patricia
6 Meloney
7 Melva Loves Scraps

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5 Responses to Sunday Stash April 12, 2020

  1. Julie Kennedy says:

    I am very thankful for my stash too.
    The bears are adorable!

  2. Laura Kate says:

    I laughed when I read about the glaring quilts. To me, my unfinished projects tend to look at me reproachfully. I like the bright blue sashing with the bubble print.

  3. Marti says:

    Your quilting on the blocks looks wonderful. I have been stalled with quilting design before. Sometimes I can see what it is that bothers me, but sometimes I can’t and plow on through and those are the quilts that never really thrill me.

    I have been appreciating my stash these past few weeks too and haven’t felt the need to buy any. Even though I am just nibbling away at my stash, I am glad to see it decreasing.

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  5. davemelvanolan says:

    I have experienced the quilt screaming at me, as well as the quiet glare. They are both equally annoying! Congrats on slogging through and figuring it.

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