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May 2022 OMG Finish

My OMG challenge for May was to finish quilting Open Dialogue. I had my doubts when the thread started shredding about a third of the way through. I ended up changing the needle (both a new one and a different … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 29, 2022

No change in the numbers. I am avoiding the Memorial Day sales. Tempting, but no room to store anything else. My drawers runneth over. Quilting moves forward on Open Dialogue. I am loving the outlined motifs. I will add this … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 28, 2019

No change in the numbers this week. I started quilting the QAL top yesterday. Once I got over the fact there would be a lot of stops and starts, the design came easier. Sometimes you have to get out of … Continue reading

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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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Squeezing It In

Like everyone else, I’m trying to wrap up a few projects before the end of the year. I finished my hat Thursday night, just in time for the weather to warm up so I don’t need it. I’m sure I’ll … Continue reading

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Stash Report And The Little Diva

Nothing in or out this week. I’m quilting the Stitching To Dye piece after a morning of frustration with my sewing machine. I finally figured out it didn’t like the thread I was using to FMQ. I switched it out … Continue reading

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A Different Way Of Doing

A nagging little injury took me away from exercise and yoga this week and forced me to sit down and rest instead. It freed up a big chunk of time that I needed to fill with something positive to keep … Continue reading

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Design Decisions

I finished sewing the raffle block into a top. It’s a good size for a pillow, but I’m not much of a pillow person. My family constantly throws them on the floor to get them out of the way. I … Continue reading

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Thinking And Sewing

I had time before I took mom to the doctor this morning to lay out the rows of the tumbler quilt. Twelve of the rows are sewn into pairs. I need to sew one more row of tumblers to make … Continue reading

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Squeezing It In

I managed to get a little quilting in this week. The Still Life quilt is about two-thirds quilted. I hope to have enough time to finish it this weekend, but that might not happen. If not, next week for sure. … Continue reading

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