Category Archives: embroidery

December 2019 Short List

I finished one project on the list last month. I debated adding a fifth category, Mindless Piecing, but decided against it. I can only focus on a couple projects at a time and make decent progress. Adding a fifth category … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 17, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I was temped at the vendor booth at Guild, but walked away. The last thing I need is fabric for another project. I haven’t been in the sewing room for over a week. … Continue reading

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November 2019 Short List

The list gets a complete overhaul this month. I finished the Holly Runner and the pillowcases in October. I also started and finished Pineapple Punch, although it wasn’t on the list. I did enough work on the bear blocks to … Continue reading

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Stash Report October 27, 2019

The year is winding down with only two more months until we start fresh. So many of you have used impressive amounts of fabric this year and finished lots of quilts. Great job! Although I will end the year with … Continue reading

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On To Plan B

Have you ever had an idea for a quilt and realized, once you started stitching, that it doesn’t work? At all. And the best solution will take way more time than the original idea? Enter the bear blocks. The have … Continue reading

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October 2019 Short List

September was a fast month with vacation and busy weekends. Less sewing got done than planned, but I finished the 9 patch fade quilt. I plan to make a better showing this month. The Short List includes something old (UFO), … Continue reading

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Appropriate Ending

After much auditioning, I finished the hoop on the hoop art challenge. This trim worked out the best, although I liked lace better. Unfortunately, the lace stash didn’t include anything narrow enough. Wide lace and dark colors overwhelmed the piece. … Continue reading

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