Tag Archives: Short List

A Nod to Progress

Finally, something that resembles progress on pinwheels. I sewed the first two rows together, but not to each other. The quilt is much brighter than it looks in the picture. I’m hoping it will bring a smile to someone that … Continue reading

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July 2022 OMG and Short List

The new month came quickly, leaving me scrambling to figure out the next projects. So many choices, limited time. I met my goal last month of finishing the Pumpkin Patch top, and then finished the quilt shortly after. The next … 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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April 2022 OMG Finish

Sewing about half the pattern for The Margo Handbag by Lazy Girl Designs was my OMG for April. I sometimes stall when sewing bags. I like the idea of making them, but sometimes find them fussy and tedious. They tend … 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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Bag Progress

I’ve been working steadily on the Margo Handbag. I have a love-hate relationship with bag making. I like the idea of making purses, but I don’t always enjoy the tedium of it. I sometimes find the instructions lacking, but this … Continue reading

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March 2022 Short List And OMG

I finished my February OMG, the challenge quilt top. I will continue to keep the list small, but not quite as small. I’m feeling the need for more variety. Project One: My Needle Arts Guild started a band sampler stitch-along. … Continue reading

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February 2022 Short List And OMG

I finished my January OMG, the felt tree ornament. That means something new gets added to the list. I will continue to keep the list at just a few items. That’s about all I can manage right now. Project One: … Continue reading

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January 2022 OMG Finish

I chose finishing a Christmas tree ornament as my OMG for January. Nothing like getting a head start on next year. The pattern came from an Oxmoor House book published back in 1986. I think I bought the book at … Continue reading

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New Year, New Plan, OMG

Like everyone else, I ended last year thinking about plans for this year. 2021 was not a prolific year in the sewing room. I spent far more time stitching and finished a lot of projects as compared to prior years. … Continue reading

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