Monthly Archives: July 2020

Stash Report July 26, 2020

No fabric out this week. I traveled to Zinck’s yesterday to buy clothing fabric. It’s a far enough drive to only make that trip once or twice a year. I had to make it count. I have plans for most … Continue reading

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A Stitch Finish

I finished stitching the Brazilian embroidery piece. This was my first attempt at the fancy stitches. Given that, I’m happy with how it came out. The threads bled when I rinsed out the water soluable marker. I got a lot … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 19, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I didn’t turn on my sewing machine all week. I thought about it. And I looked at stash fabric. This piece I painted. This piece I dyed and discharged. I’m still thinking. Fabric … Continue reading

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We’re having a warmer than average summer here, and it has zapped away my quilting mojo. I’m in the mood to sew clothes, but efforts to buy fabric online were unsuccessful. A popular online fabric store, which shall remain nameless, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 12, 2020

No fabric in this week. The start the next shirt plan got sidetracked. When I laid out the pattern, I found the fabric was discolored in places. Washing lightened the marks but didn’t remove them. They were scattered enough I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 5, 2020

No fabric in this week. Fabric went out for the Life Sew Savory Fitted Tee. This is a form fitting t-shirt pattern. I prefer my clothes a little looser, so I sized up to a medium and didn’t do a … Continue reading

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July 2020 Short List

It’s time for another list. I’m not sure where my time went in June. It must have gone towards finishing the penguins. The Short List categories are UFO, garment, original design, stitchery, charity and other. I’ve used some form of … Continue reading

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