Evening in the Garden Quilts

Adventures in Fabric Art

Sunday Stash Report: 6/26/16

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Good binding help can be hard to find.  This is Krissi.

Kind of a worrisome week, but good for me personally.  I got back to my step aerobics class, and am happy to say that my bionic knee feels better than the one that’s still original.  Great to be back!

I didn’t buy any quilting fabric.  I was bitten by the garment sewing bug, so I bought some knits for tops.  Pictures later if they turn out.

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The only finish was this commissioned baby quilt, using three and a half yards.  I think this is the seventh one of this design I’ve made, starting with the Elephant Quilt in 2014, then adding the Star Wars version last year (thanks to a client who had this vision).  So it went pretty quickly.  That isn’t pink under the baby’s name, but a patch of sunlight.

I did get very tired of  the stickyness from Steam a Seam Lite 2.  Yuck!  My needle was a mess.  I guess I’m going back to Wonder Under.  Any other suggestions?

This week:  + 0 yards,  – 3.5 yards
This year: + 74 yards,  – 83.25 yards
Net destashed in 2016:  8.25 yards

Keep using your stash.  I’m linking up to Sunday Stash at Patchwork Times.

Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

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