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The Next Project

I am always thinking about the next project. Always. Even if I’m enjoying the current project, my mind dreams of the next. The fun of picking fabric, the excitement of the first stitches becomes a siren’s song. I hear it … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 22, 2022

No change in the numbers. Somewhere along the line I became the slowest quilter ever. This week I basted Open Dialogue and started quilting it. There will be one more motif at the bottom, and I plan to outline them. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 15, 2022

No change in the numbers. Not much sewing happened this week. When life gets hectic and stressful, stitching becomes the fallback position. I made fair progress on My Sewing Treasures. Sorry – it’s in the frame crooked! This section has … Continue reading

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Those Troublesome Corners

It has been another challenging week here with lots of places to be and things to do and not a lot of creative time. Regardless, I did get out the paints and darkened both the upper corners of Open Dialogue. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 8, 2022

Happy Mother’s Day! Hope you get time to do something for yourself today. Once again, no change in the numbers. I added paint to Open Dialogue to darken the upper right section, but once it dried it wasn’t dark enough. … Continue reading

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May 2022 Short List and OMG

I’m sitting here watching the rain pour down wishing for a warm sunny spring instead of whatever this is. On the plus side, the weather encourages me to stay inside and sew. I finished my April OMG, the Margo Handbag. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 1, 2022

No change in the numbers. A small miracle given I visited two quilt shops this week. I started piecing the pumpkin blocks, but didn’t make much progress. Ironing all those scraps took considerable time. I had a lot more orange … Continue reading

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April 2022 OMG Finish

Sewing about half the pattern for The Margo Handbag by Lazy Girl Designs was my OMG for April. I sometimes stall when sewing bags. I like the idea of making them, but sometimes find them fussy and tedious. They tend … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 24, 2022

I finished the Margo Handbag this week for a yard and a half out. No fabric in. I’ll post a picture and pattern review in a few days. I enjoyed having something simple to sew at night so much that … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 17, 2022

No fabric in or out. I haven’t made enough progress on the bag to post another picture. The only other active project is My Sewing Treasures. I think I’ve stitched a few more spools since I showed it last. Somehow … Continue reading

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