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Small Steps

Sometimes it’s all you can do to make a little progress on a project. This morning I managed fabric selection for the bag. The fabric on the left came from my Guild’s fabric sale a few months ago. The others … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash December 8, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I spent most the week sorting and organizing my fabric. Fabrics are now together by color or type (ex. Christmas). Pieces too small to use for anything but scrap quilts went in a … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law of Fabric

It’s not much, but it’s something. The main section of the 30s top is together. Next comes a narrow border of the background fabric, which is already cut. You can see the mock-up in the upper right hand corner. After … Continue reading

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Too Many Choices

A new quilt project will begin in April, and I’ve been searching the stash for the perfect fabric. There are so many choices, I don’t know what to pick. I considered and eliminated the Fig Tree polished cottons because I … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Day Of Surprises

Either nothing happens with the stash in a week or everything happens. I finished Modern Geisha and made the thread catcher (last post) for 5.25 yards out. I was so excited because it put me within a yard of positive … Continue reading

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The Treasure Basket

As a quilter, I buy things. Books and fabric and patterns and notions and thread all beg me to take them home, where I promptly shove them in a bin or drawer and forget about them. The books have a … Continue reading

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What If Wednesday: Opposing Goals

This time of year I think about my goals for next year, not just creatively but for home and work too. My creative goals change the most because the home and work goals take more time and effort to complete, … Continue reading

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Organization And The Prolific Quilter

I have never been what anyone would call a prolific quilter. I make small quilts, and not many of them. I could live with it until I bought almost 70 yards of fabric this year. Yikes! I used over 20 … Continue reading

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The Last Of The Big Sales

It’s official. I’ve now bought an obscene amount of fabric this year. This puts me in the ranks of not knowing what I have or where it is. I looked for a set of charm squares last night and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Staycation Day 6: Roadtrip

A quilt shop about an hour from here had a tent sale, and my friend and I decided to make a day of it. We started at the sale. I had never seen anything like it. Fabric was priced at … Continue reading

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