Monday, January 18, 2021

Design Wall Monday

 This week will be spend finishing up Grassy Creek. Have a few more units to make for the side borders and then string units for the final border. Like how it is looking so far.

Grassy Creek


I also hope to get to the next 6 blocks for Vintage Christmas that arrived late last week. So far these have been fun and pretty easy even with all the pieces.


We are expecting a rainy week here in the desert, but we really need the rain. Hope you are working on something fun! 


Sunday, January 17, 2021

Stash Report

 A small finish this week, with another of the Crazy heart runners completed. This one will be for my sister, who is the queen of black and white! Made this one a bit smaller and really like how it turned out. Quilting will happen this week along with binding and getting into the mail.

Crazy Black Hearts

On the longarm this week is the first Crazy heart runner, with the black one up next.


No additions to the stash this week. Making a little progress on the usage.

Used this week: 3.0 yards
Used YTD: 6.5 yards.
Purchased this week: 0 yards
Purchased YTD:  2 yards.
Net Fabric Used YTD: 4.5 yards.

Have a great week!


Monday, January 11, 2021

Design Wall Monday

 This week I will be working on finishing up Grassy Creek. You can still get the instructions for this quilt until the end of the month. I have decided to go with a 16 block layout, a bit smaller than Bonnie's finished version. This will entail making a few more units of each of the clues, but that should be easy enough. Below are the Ohio Start blockes from clue 7.

Ohio Star blocks

Next step, adding more of the units to make completed block.

Completed Blocks

I will be working on completing the sashing and then more string units for the outer border. Also up this week on the longarm is the quilting of Second Hand Clothes. This quilt top was completed in 2014 and just needed quilting and binding.

Second Hand Clothes


Busy week ahead!

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Sunday Stash Report

 An addition and a finish to report for the second week of the new year!

Finished was the Crazy Heart Runner, my first UFO for 2021. I will be making a couple of more of these as gifts for family. 

Crazy Hearts

Purchased was 2 yards of background for one of my 2021 UFO's, Mistletoe. Now I have everything I need to get this project started!


Updated Stash number for this week.

Used this week: 3.5 yards
Used YTD: 3.5 yards.
Purchased this week: 2 yards
Purchased YTD:  2 yards.
Net Fabric Used YTD: 1.5 yards.

Starting out the year in the black! More usage to come with Grassy Creek up next.
Have a great week!

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Design Wall

 This week on the Design Wall is the 6th clue of Bonnie Hunter Grassy Creek. Grey strings are done, and just need to put on the corner stones.


Next up will be my first UFO for 2021. My #7 I spy quilt, was pulled for the American Patchwork and Quilting  UFO Challenge, but I will be swithching this one to #8 Crazy Hearts. Want to get this finsihed for Valentines Day. I have the the fiirst part cut out and ready to sew,


On the longarm this week is Prairie Gathering by Pam Buda. I finished this one in  2017 and it will finally get quilted. I am using a pattern by Anne Bright called Lacey Feather.


A busy week ahead for me. How about you?

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Stash Report

 The first  Stash Report for 2021-nothing finished and nothing added for this week. 

Six blocks were completed for  Vintage Christmas. The next six are on their way from Stitchin Heaven.

Vintage Christmas

Pieces finished for Clue 5 of Grassy Creek Mystery.

Clue 5 Grassy Creek

No changes this week, but many projects in the works with finishes ahead.

Used this week: 0 yards
Used YTD: 0 yards.
Purchased this week: 0 yards
Purchased YTD:  0 yards.
Net Fabric Used YTD: 0 yards.

Enjoy your first week in January!