Category Archives: ideas

What I Learned This Week When I Wasn’t Quilting

One: I have some seriously ugly scraps that I need to use up and get out of here. Some of the colors aren’t to my taste anymore. Once I combine them with other fabrics I expect they will look fine. … Continue reading

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A Quick Check In

The week got away from me and I never did post anything. Work has been especially draining and frustrating lately, and when I get home at night I haven’t felt like doing anything creative. Ironically, I think that’s when it’s … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Art Supply Play

It’s been a while…. In January I decided to change The Short List Creative Play category to Art Supply Play. I wanted to use up some of my art supply stash, especially those things that have a shelf life. The … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Too Much Inspiration

Some ideas come by a rather circular route. I started listening to a new-to-me podcast called The Minimalists. Very interesting stuff, although I have no plans to get rid of most my belongings. My family would, no doubt, revolt. Anyway, … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Two Questions

This week I heard two questions that got me thinking, one from a speaker and another from a podcaster. The podcast question came from Stephanie over at Sit & Sew Radio. If you haven’t listened to her new podcast, you … Continue reading

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Thinking And Rethinking

I’ve been rethinking the Market Bag fabrics after my foray through the scrap bin and the Fat Quarter bag finish. This is what I’ve pulled so far. I think these fabrics will work. I have another piece set aside for … Continue reading

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Sneaking It In

It hasn’t been the best month for The Short List. At least I figured it out before the end of the month. I hadn’t done much on my embroidery blocks because I spent a lot more time in the sewing … Continue reading

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