Monthly Archives: May 2023

A Stitch Along Finish

After eight long months, I finished the Tiny Modernist three month holiday Stitch Along (SAL). The finished piece fills a 12 x 16 frame. I love it, but man that was a lot of stitching. I have to admire all … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 28, 2023

I didn’t buy or use any fabric, but the numbers changed. Last year I bought fabrics to use in a charity quilt. I did use some of the fabric for that project, but there was more fabric than I thought. … Continue reading

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May 2023 OMG Finish

My goal for May was to finish the “pass one” challenge quilt. Another member of the group (Art 2 Quilt) made a quilt (of a peacock), and I had to make a quilt inspired by her quilt. This fabric was … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 21, 2023

No change in the numbers. Amazing, since my guild had a fabric sale yesterday. I’ve reached my storage capacity and will have to use some fabric before I buy more. I finally resumed working on Pat Sloan’s Traffic Jam pattern. … Continue reading

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My Scrap Method

I’d love to tell you I had a great plan for using scraps and it worked out perfectly for me, but that isn’t what happened. I started using scraps a certain way and then noticed how I used them. My … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 14, 2023

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you take time to do something for yourself that you enjoy. I finished the challenge piece, which I named Peacock River, for far too little fabric out. Next I’m focusing on Shikishi and the SAL. … Continue reading

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Sewing With Scraps

If you sew, you have scraps. I have quite a few and they take up a chunk of prime storage space in my sewing room. They are stored in various size and shape containers, some rigid and others soft. For … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 7, 2023

No change in the numbers. I had a first in the sewing room this week. I quilted the challenge quilt with the weaving. I hung it on the design wall to decide if it needed more quilting and realized it … Continue reading

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May 2023 Short List and OMG

May snuck up on me. I got up one morning and there it was, not nearly as warm as it ought to be. I didn’t finish anything in April. As it sometimes happens, the finishes will come all at once. … Continue reading

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