Category Archives: hand piecing

February 2019 OMG

My One Monthly Goal for February is to complete the first four blocks of the Hand Pieced QAL and start on block five. Here are the first four blocks. I stopped hand piecing the blocks while constructing block two. I … Continue reading

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Confession Time

Here is block two in the Hand Pieced QAL. I changed it from the block in the tutorial. Most blocks in the quilt are a 4×4 grid, but the original block two was a 3×3 grid. You see that a … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 17, 2019

Thanks to everyone for all the suggestions on how to organize and declutter my sewing space. Everyone had such good ideas. I started working on it yesterday and will post more about that later. With a few small changes I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash February 10, 2019

From this point forward it goes without saying that my numbers haven’t changed. I finished the first Hand Piecing QAL block yesterday. It took way longer than it should have. Stitching it at night in my recliner wasn’t working out. … Continue reading

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February 2019 Short List

It’s that time again. Last month I finished both the Old and New projects. I’ve been in a bit of a creative funk. I’m not sure how that will impact what I get done this month. I find February and … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash January 20, 2019

Still no change in the numbers. I picked fabric for the Hand Piecing QAL that starts tomorrow. You still have time to join the fun. All the info is at Elm Street Quilts and Simple.Handmade.Everyday. I know I pulled way … 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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2019 Plans

I’ve started thinking about next year, what stays and what goes. I find it much easier to let go of things than I do choosing where to focus my time. Too many choices, too little time. I will continue to … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 25, 2018

No fabric in or money spent this week. I had a small amount out that was gifted. The chicken quilt is quilted and the binding sewn, but not trimmed or pressed. I’m down to the french knots on the embroidery … Continue reading

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