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June 2022 OMG and Short List

The months go by so fast, summer especially. It’s a bit harder to fit in creative time around all the outdoor activities. I finished my goal last month of quilting Open Dialogue, and then finished the quilt a few days … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 15, 2022

No change in the numbers. Not much sewing happened this week. When life gets hectic and stressful, stitching becomes the fallback position. I made fair progress on My Sewing Treasures. Sorry – it’s in the frame crooked! This section has … Continue reading

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May 2022 Short List and OMG

I’m sitting here watching the rain pour down wishing for a warm sunny spring instead of whatever this is. On the plus side, the weather encourages me to stay inside and sew. I finished my April OMG, the Margo Handbag. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 17, 2022

No fabric in or out. I haven’t made enough progress on the bag to post another picture. The only other active project is My Sewing Treasures. I think I’ve stitched a few more spools since I showed it last. Somehow … Continue reading

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April 2022 Short List And OMG

I finished my March OMG, catching up on the band sampler. I also finished Roads. Finishes are good because they make room for new projects. The band sampler is on a break. My Guild isn’t demonstrating the stitches for the … Continue reading

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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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Sunday Stash June 27, 2021

No fabric in this week. A little fabric went out replacing the waistband on a pair of pants. The big win for the week was finishing the Mill Hill Digging Out kit. I bought the kit in early April and … 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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Where It All Began

I had an overwhelming urge to start a handwork project this weekend. I didn’t feel like starting a new appliqué quilt. I wanted something with stitches on fabric, like embroidery. I dug through my kits and printed designs and decided … Continue reading

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2012 UFO Challenge

It’s that time again. Last year I participated in Judy’s UFO Challenge.  Sort of.  I have issues following other people’s rules, especially when it comes to my own creative expression.  By the second half of the year I gave up … Continue reading

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