Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Sunday, 24 February 2013

Stash Report, week 8, 2013

There has been no sewing going on here since last Sunday. All my fabrics are moved over to the new apartment, and so are my sewing machines. The long arm remains here, ready to start up once more with some customer quilts. It feels like it has been out of service more this year than in. The drama with the city for my new long arm room goes on. We had submitted the drawings as they asked for them, with all the amendments they asked for. Then they came back and added more to what they want....... added insulation in the walls and the ceiling. It's beginning to feel like a game, with city hall trying to find out how far they can drive us before we go mad. So, still we wait..... And I consoled myself with actually hitting the check out button on that shopping cart full of fabric at Thousands of Bolts. If I can't sew with fabric, at least I can order it. LOL!!

Used this week:                                        .2 yards
Used this year:                                      21.9 yards
Added this week:                                       0 yards
Added this year:                                    15.5 yards
Balance:                                                       6.4 more yards out than in.

I had a chance while we were over at the new apartment on Friday to actually open and look at some of the fabrics that I ordered a while ago, but they still aren't unpacked, since I have no place to unpack them to. We have to make another trip to Ikea to get some more shelving. We were going to go yesterday, but then decided that we really should make getting this house in order and ready to list, hopefully by next weekend. Once that is done, we can focus on getting the other place in order. My next job, after I finish posting this, is to clean out the fridge, and get started on washing floors, and maybe on painting the new railing in the upstairs landing. The end of all the work, at least here, is now in sight. What a relief!!
I'm linking up to Judy's Stash Report at Patchwork Times


  1. So sorry you are having trouble with the building inspector approving your plans. We are finishing our basement (just for us - not as an apartment) and we were relieved when the building inspector gave us the approval to continue with the work until we get to the drywall installation. We will have to schedule another appointment for him to visit at that time.

  2. As frustrating as it can be with the inspectors, it will be so worth it in the end. I am starting to consider making my home multi-generational, and have my daughter, son-in-law and grandson move in. We are going to start on a 5-year plan to get there, and the bonus will be I will get my own separate sewing bonus room!

  3. ARGH! I am so sorry to hear about the delays on your sewing room. Things like that really bug me. On a happier note...new fabric...good therapy. I love IKEA...it's grown up Legos. I love putting things together...strange...I know.

  4. Still praying that city hall will give you favor. Stinking bureaucracy! Good numbers, right?! :)


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