Monthly Archives: May 2020

Sunday Stash May 31, 2020

No change in the numbers this week. I started working on another UFO. I will not stitch anything down until I make sure all the applique pieces fit like they should. I ditched all my original fabric choices except for … Continue reading

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Wood Stain Test

Some ideas just won’t go away, and painting fabric with wood stain is one of them. I looked it up online to see if it had been done before. Most sites discouraged using stain on fabric because of the chemicals … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 24, 2020

No fabric in this week. I finished A Walk In The Woods Friday for a big jump in fabric used. The quilt measures 50 x 60. It was my May OMG hosted at Elm Street Quilts. My only purchase this … Continue reading

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Picture Challenged

I need to learn to take selfies. I tried taking a picture of me wearing the shirt, but it’s that funky kind of overcast here and it didn’t work out well. It washed up nice and turned out the way … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 17, 2020

No fabric in this week. My quilt guild held a virtual meeting yesterday. Because of the group’s size, only a few people were audio enabled. While I listened to all the info being shared, I framed another embroidery. I finished … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned

I’ve been sorting through the sewing room and reorganizing. It’s a time consuming process. I went into it knowing I have too much stuff and it isn’t well organized, but other lessons emerged from the debris. I don’t play enough. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day! No fabric in or out. I finished the Walk In The Woods top Friday.  The quilt is 50 x 60. Today I need to dig through the stash and come up with backing fabric. I’ve used a … Continue reading

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Thrift Refashion Peasant Blouse

I bought this blouse at the thrift late last year. It’s a petite medium and I am a not petite small. It’s a little big in the shoulders, but I can live with it. Because the sleeves have elastic, I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 3, 2020

No fabric in this week. I had to take a break from sewing blocks into rows on A Walk In The Woods to make more face masks. We have to start wearing them at work next week, and I wanted … Continue reading

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May 2020 Short List

It’s hard to believe it’s time for a new list. I’m hoping the weather will improve and get me out of the house more, but you never know about May. It could be warm, but it could be wet and … Continue reading

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