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Scrap Bag: Husbands’ Lounge controversy, “Back the Blue” quilts, stash sold for charity, and more

A round-up of news and stories from around the quilt world for the week ending November 18, 2016. Continue reading

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More about Managing My Stash

I’ve talked before about my method of storing fabric. I have a lot. It’s sorted by color in 60-quart plastic tubs.  When we moved to our new home in March, for the first time in a long time, I saw … Continue reading

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Weekend Workshop: Build, Store and Bust Your Stash

Most quilters love a little retail therapy from time to time (myself included), but there is something immensely satisfying about “shopping” from my stash when I’m working on a project. I mean, I took the time to bring the fabric … Continue reading

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My Hero Today?? My Design Wall

If ever I wondered if it was worth the hassle to create a design wall in our small apartment, this weekend answered that question. I finished the quilt top I was working on. It is the combination of two separate … Continue reading

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Scrappy Backs

Two weeks ago, I talked about shopping my stash and piecing the backs of my quilts. I’ve gotten quite a few comments on the post and requests for photos, so here are a few of my quilts.       … Continue reading

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Excess

Today I’m thinking about how much stuff we have. The trigger for this whole thought process was our Thanksgiving dinner. Four of our five children and all five spouses were there, along with almost all of the grandchildren. There were … Continue reading

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The utility quilt on the job

I feel like I just fell asleep before being awoken by her cries. I lie there for a minute or two (or more), hoping she’ll fall back asleep on her own, but my mommy senses tell me that she’s really … Continue reading

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