Category Archives: Fabric

Small Steps

Sometimes it’s all you can do to make a little progress on a project. This morning I managed fabric selection for the bag. The fabric on the left came from my Guild’s fabric sale a few months ago. The others … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash October 31, 2021

No fabric out this week. Yesterday my Guild had a huge fabric sale to raise money for charity activities. Way more fabric came home with me than planned. The small pieces were accidents. The Guild didn’t have access to its … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 4, 2021

Happy Easter to everyone that celebrates it! Hoping the Easter Bunny brought you a treat. No fabric out this week, but I did receive a yard of fabric as a gift. Fabric In: 2 yards Fabric Out: 1.25 yards Net … Continue reading

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Change Is Good

Pre-washing fabric is a personal decision. Either you do or you don’t. I never pre-washed quilt fabric until this happened. This quilt hung in my office at work. The building sold and the new owners gutted it around us until … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 8, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I spent most the week sorting and organizing my fabric. Fabrics are now together by color or type (ex. Christmas). Pieces too small to use for anything but scrap quilts went in a … Continue reading

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Around The Sewing Room

All sorts of things going on in the sewing room. I don’t know that so much activity does me any favors, but so it goes. I finished embroidering bear block #3 and started #4. I’ll hold off on pictures until … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 21, 2019

What is it with batiks this year? My Guild had their annual garage sale yesterday. I bought a book, a pattern, some batting and a batik bundle, all for under $6. The batiks were tied together. I couldn’t tell what … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law of Fabric

It’s not much, but it’s something. The main section of the 30s top is together. Next comes a narrow border of the background fabric, which is already cut. You can see the mock-up in the upper right hand corner. After … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 19, 2019

When the numbers move, they MOVE. My guild had their fabric sale yesterday. Need I say more? This is part of what came home with me. The pink on the left is vintage. The paw print fabric will go in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 7, 2019

No fabric out this week. I finished the QAL blocks and plan to sew the top together today. Forward progress is a good thing. Last Sunday my LQS had a quilter’s garage sale. People rented tables and sold things they … Continue reading

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