Mac is back, but I still don't have all my old files restored. So my count totals are estimates since I don't know what the running total was on the poncho project. This is only important to me, but considering how OCD I am, this is driving me crazy!!! The only REALLY important files I… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
Or maybe useful items for the idiot? I have been on a shopping spree again. This time for hard objects, not soft fabrics. But they all help to make the cutting/quilting better, so it's all good. First up is the new ruler I got for cutting. The smaller one I use is losing lines, and… Continue reading Useful Idiots
Quilting is done on Pie Birds, and oh is it ugly! I have some ripples and bumps, my stippling is anything but even and loopy, and I even quilted 2/3 rds of it with my feed dogs up! Bleh. Oh well, lesson learned. Check the settings! I had forgotten I sewed something in between quilting… Continue reading Quilting, Shopping, Knitting, I Do It All!
PEOPLE!! I am in panic mode!! My Mac is sick, not Mackie, my MacBook!! Hopefully his appt with the Dr tomorrow afternoon will be quick and painless(cheap). But I’m not holding my breath. Oh yes, I’ve tried all the recovery modes, nothing. Just the white screen of death. On the plus side, I guess I… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
Buying fabric and making plans? Do I have to sew ALL. THE. THINGS.? Why yes, yes I do. So, I had to run out for batting to use on the 3 items I have finished in the past month, Peacock, Pie Birds, rue d'Osage, and the one being pieced Orange. I also picked up 16"x16" forms for… Continue reading Why Can’t I Stop?!!!
Knitting Stats Last Week: 59,118 yards/317 skeins Knitted: 50 yards/0 skein Purchased: 0 yards/0 skein Ending Stash: 59,068 yards/317 skeins Yarn In: None! Yarn Out: Poncho redo, hat Sewing This Week Fabric In: +5.567 yards Fabric Out: -3.2 yards Net Fabric In/Out: +2.367 Fabric YTD: +34.192 yards Fabric In: White and Orange yardage, bright… Continue reading Sunday Stash Report/52 Hats Challenge
Sewing Machine Cleaning Tips from Caroline. I love her blog, Sew Can She. She has lots of patterns and links. Follow her if you love fabric. Now that I have Mackie I need to take care of her. Caroline's tip about removing thread is excellent. Clamshell Bag I love this style of bags, but the ones… Continue reading Saturday Tips, Finds, and Progress
No sewing finishes on this Friday, just progress on the MTT, rue d'Osage. I spent time this week cutting and sewing. I just love these fabrics. Hopefully they will go well in my kitchen since this is destined for my table. Lots of aqua, teal, and gray happening around here lately. Shopping spree: A pressing cloth… Continue reading Friday No Finish