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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 March 11, 2017

No fabric out this week. I wasted the first part of the week getting over myself, but that’s a story for another post. Fabric did come in, but not on purpose. I had small group yesterday to work on charity … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 25, 2017

No fabric in or out this week. I don’t think I even turned on my sewing machine all week. I spent yesterday afternoon at an organizational meeting for a small group that is an offshoot of The Greater Ann Arbor … Continue reading

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Saturday Stash And Restraint

In case you haven’t heard, Judy is no longer posting the stash report linky on her blog, Patchwork Times. Without a public forum to encourage accountability, I’m a little concerned my stash will multiply at a much higher rate. Anyone … Continue reading

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Back To Basics

After a break from the sewing room, I’m back to forcing myself in there most days. I can’t believe how easy it is to fall out of the habit. It reminds me of resolutions to eat healthier or exercise every … Continue reading

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Four Steps On The Journey

It’s time to start thinking about what worked and what didn’t this year, and possible goals for next year. I like to live with ideas before I embrace them. I need to know we can have a working relationship. The … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Counting Quirks

The stash report is a bit of a lost cause this year, but I say that with a smile. No sense taking something that should be fun too seriously. I had a chunk of fabric out for the tumbler quilt. … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Rest Of It

No fabric added or used this week. I went to Joann’s for thread and also bought a couple purse patterns for $1 each. I looked for the solid homespun, but they only had a few bolts that were all plaids. … 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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What If Wednesday – Trimmings

I started working on the block of the month this week. I only need to make two blocks for April because I downsized the original pattern. I also changed the palette to low volume neutrals and the background from a … Continue reading

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