Category Archives: kits

A Side Gig

Most days I only stitch on one project at a time. I have quite a few quilting UFOs, and the idea of a lot of stitching UFOs on top of that is more than I can handle. I like to … Continue reading

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The September 2021 Short List

I finished two items in August, the circle challenge and the November BOM blocks. I just realized the BOM wasn’t on last month’s list. Sneaky how it cut to the front of the line. The Short List categories are UFO, … Continue reading

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The May 2021 Short List

I finished stitching Christmas Eve in April, but didn’t frame it. In spite of all the time spent on the Crazy Quilt Course, hours of work remain. That project feels like it will never end. Very little sewing happened in … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 12, 2020

No fabric in this week. The start the next shirt plan got sidetracked. When I laid out the pattern, I found the fabric was discolored in places. Washing lightened the marks but didn’t remove them. They were scattered enough I … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 29, 2019

I can’t believe it’s the last Sunday Stash of 2019. Every year seems to pass more quickly than the last. My goal this year was to use more fabric than I bought, which obviously didn’t happen. I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash November 3, 2019

No fabric in this week. My local quilt shop has a sale going and I stayed away. I need nothing and would have bought something had I gone. I finished Pineapple Punch for 1 yard out. This is a Joann’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 16, 2019

Most of this week was spent catching up from the time away last week. I haven’t turned on my sewing machine for almost two week. That will change today because, surprise, it’s raining. My sister sent me a couple kits. … Continue reading

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Charity Drought

My small group met the other weekend after three consecutive months of major snows on meeting days. During that time I didn’t start a new charity quilt. For my next project, I chose a quilt kit I picked up off … Continue reading

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Right Result, Wrong Reason

A local quilt shop is having a sale on Halloween and Christmas fabric and kits this Saturday. I’ve been eyeing one of their Christmas kits for a while now. The first thing I thought when I saw the email was … Continue reading

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Stash Explosion

I knew it was coming because yesterday was my guild’s fabric sale. This is the third one they’ve had since I joined and by far the largest. A former member passed away and her family donated her entire stash of … Continue reading

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