Stashbusters – August Check In

Time to check in for our Stashbuster Challenge! Once again, I had to add fabric, but that is OK. We all have to do that from time to time, and we have to keep the fabric shops in business. I did manage to get more 'out' than 'in' this time. For fabric in, I got …

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Stashbusters July Check In

Another month has gone by, and we are halfway through the year of using up some of our stashes. Did you do well this past month? I had a momentary lapse, but did get a little bit done. I picked up my Dahlia quilt from Asheville Cotton's charity show, and took the opportunity to spend …

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Stashbusters June Check In

How'd you do last month? I was back on track during the month of May, with more sewing time after the show was over. I finished up a small quilt from the leftover blocks from our Safelight Quilts project. I quilted it with a pantograph called Geisha in white cotton thread so it would be …

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Working on a Quilt of Valor

When I was on retreat, I put this top together from leftover blocks from our Safelight Quilts. Since I had enough red and blue, it made sense to use them in a Quilt of Valor. This is the mountain peaks setting of the block. If you'd like this pattern, click on Scrappy Quilts. Needless to …

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Stashbusters Challenge March

Time to check in! Whether you've been with us from January's post, or you are just starting today, all are welcome. We'll post our totals for the previous month or weeks on the first Friday of each month. You can use a calendar month, or count from first Friday to first Friday no matter how …

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Cards, Stashbusters and a BOM

Recently, my blogger friend Jeanie at Marmalade Gypsy and I were chatting on email and she made a comment in frustration that I thought was a brilliant idea. Christmas was so busy and was going by so fast. We both were lamenting that there was no time for cards when she said "I swear, next …

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