Thursday, March 5, 2015

Springy projects

 
Received some new-to-me prints from
nice additions to my 30s collection!
 
And meanwhile, I'm using 30s fabrics:
in a crib quilt for the shop

and also to round out and complete a set of blue swap blocks that has been aging in my UFO tub
 for a couple of years.
 
These 30s fabrics all look springy and fresh to me today!
 
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Stars in a Time Warp

This week at
 Barbara Brackman's Stars in a Time Warp series
we learned about
INDIGO BLUE
 
Barbara gave us many examples of early-19th-century-style INDIGO prints, which featured simpler images than INDIGO fabrics produced at the end of the century.  INDIGO was a very colorfast dye, and was used extensively over a long span of textile history.  I found plenty of INDIGO reproduction fabrics in my stash.

 
To learn more about INDIGO click HERE
 
To enjoy more stars click HERE
 
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Monday, March 2, 2015

Snow day


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Sunday, March 1, 2015

March goals

UFO
Blue Links  (carrying over from last month)

NEW
Easter runner #2 for shop
Green baby quilt for shop

RSC - YELLOW
Greek Cross blocks - 5
Bird blocks - 6
Log Cabin runner
Misc blocks - steps, mini bows, crackers

BRACKMAN
12 Stars
Assemble Threads of Memory blocks

SWAPS
2 birthday club blocks

OTHER
Guild BOM - March

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March


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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Stash report - week 9

Used this week: 3.25 yards
Used year to date: 45.75 yards
Added this week: 0.00 yards
Added year to date: 36.25 yards

Net used for 2015: 9.50 yards

Easter runner #1 for the shop

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February review

Finished almost everything on my list this month!

UFO - 
make a quilt using pink + green 30s blocks done, finishing binding this evening with TV
quilt and finish Aurora Borealis done, at shop on consignment
quilt and finish blue Chunky Churns - NO didn't touch this one all month
NEW - 
Easter runner - NO pieced and layered, will be quilted tomorrow
RSC - 
pink log cabin runner done
6 pink Pentland Crackers done
9 pink  mini bow ties done
BRACKMAN -
12 stars for the mixed set done
finish Austen Album top - NO I did get the top assembled, but this project is not finished
SWAPS -
two birthday club blocks done, mailed Feb 18
OTHER -
catch up on guild BOM - Jan and Feb done
take a look at the Friends and Companions blocks started last summer finished the pink block set, blue ones are back in UFO storage