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Stash Report And Borders

No fabric in this week. I finished the rug for another 3.75 yards out. If you missed the picture in the last post, here it is again. Now I’m adding borers to the Safehouse quilt. It’s another project that has … Continue reading

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A Finish And No Way To Talk About It

I finished the rug this week, which had me doing a serious happy dance. The next day we got hit by 60-mile an hour winds and a pole went down up the road. We lost cable/internet for the next 24 … Continue reading

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March Short List

February was a wash for me. I didn’t finish anything. I have much better hopes for March. I did make progress on the February list items that should lead to March finishes. The Short List includes something old (UFO), something … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Underestimating

No fabric added this week. I made progress on the rug and used up all the strips I previously cut. That only got me half way through. To not confuse myself, I’m counting out what I already used. I cut … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Adjusting

No fabric in or out this week. After a long, slow decline, my mother passed away last weekend. Most of the week was spent on services and their planning. Even though she didn’t live with us, I took care of … Continue reading

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Stash Report And A Fabric Ball

No fabric in or out last week. I stayed away from all the sales. I did make a little progress on the rug. I cut all the strips and started connecting them. I still have a handful of strips to … Continue reading

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Stash Report And Enough Already

No fabric in or out this week. I’m still assembling the Safehouse top and prepping to cut fabric strips for the crochet rug. It was surprisingly easy to come up with several yards of fabric I wanted to use up, … Continue reading

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Another Small Finish

One of my January Short List goals was to try out a rug pattern by making a small hot pad. I decided to use a pattern I found in a 1970s woman’s magazine that used fabric strips crocheted around clothesline. … Continue reading

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December A Lovely Year Of Finishes And Short List

With all the holiday tasks this month I decided to keep the list short. My ALYoF goal is to make a small sample of a rug pattern I found in an old magazine when I cleaned out mom’s house. I’ll … Continue reading

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Rug Test #2

I moved on to try the Cotton Theory method for rug making. I saw a rug made with this technique and it was impressive.  It looked good, it was thick and heavy, and it didn’t have that quilt as you … Continue reading

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