Author Archives: quiltpaintcreate

Color Variation

It’s been all hand work this week. Here’s the progress I’ve made on the penguins. The face looks kinda creepy, doesn’t it? I’m a little disappointed that the colors are a bit dull. As close as I can figure, the … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 13, 2019

My stats remain all zeros. I got the first border on the 9 patch top this week and accomplished nothing else in the sewing room. I’ve felt more drawn to hand work lately. I find I don’t enjoy working in … Continue reading

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Scrambling Revisited

I thought I had the hand work covered with the Hand Piecing QAL starting this week. Then I realized as I read the reveal that the first block pattern wouldn’t post for two more weeks. Uh-Oh. And then I realized … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 6, 2019

It’s a new year with shiny new zeros in the added and used categories. I finished the applique block, which looks the same as it did before I appliqued it. Now you don’t have to see it again until I … Continue reading

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2019 Word Of The Year

It’s that time again, to listen quietly for the word that will influence me throughout the coming year. Some years I spend a lot of time considering my choices. This year I simply rattled on to myself about what I … Continue reading

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January 2019 Short List

Happy New Year! I love the way a new year feels like a blank slate of opportunity. With the new year comes changes to the Short List. I decided to drop the scrap category for now. It may reappear later, … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 30, 2018

Here we are at the last Stash Report for the year. I didn’t use near as much fabric as I thought I would this year, but my additions were down 60%. Considering a large chunk of my in number was … Continue reading

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