Monthly Archives: October 2020

Sunday Stash October 25, 2020

No fabric in this week. I used about a yard of fabric for the borders on the zigzag quilt. I basted the quilt yesterday and will start quilting it today. I also took a break and sewed up this table … Continue reading

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Time Off And A Top

I have some time off this week. Sometimes vacation gets away from me, and I don’t get to everything I want to do. It’s best to avoid that by starting the day in the sewing room. The zigzag top is … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 18, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I started working on the zigzag borders Saturday. I planned to get further than I did, but there was appliance drama. When making cookies the oven had the equivalent of a reactor meltdown. … Continue reading

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The Long Haul

Almost two years later, the center of the zigzag top is all in one piece. This weekend I plan to work on the borders. Talk about a project taking way longer than it should have. Unfortunately, it’s nowhere near the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 11, 2020

No fabric in this week. A couple local quilt shops had sales, but I stayed away. My fabric storage space is full. A yard went out for the Birds runner. My older machine came back from the spa after a … Continue reading

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October OMG Finish

I finished Birds last night. The quilt is an adaption of the pattern Blue Sky Birds from the book Tile Quilt Revival by Carol Gilham Jones. All the applique is by hand. I started this quilt back in 2017. I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 4, 2020

No change in the numbers. There’s been movement on the so-far-nameless quilt that started with some scrap play and a conversation with the fabric. This is what happened in round one. There was radio silence for a while, and then … Continue reading

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October 2020 Short List

It’s that time again! September was a fast month. So fast, I finished nothing. I did move projects forward though. The Short List categories are UFO, garment, original design, stitchery, framing, charity and other. I’ve used some form of this … Continue reading

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