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Sunday, 31 January 2016

Slow Sunday Stitching and Stash Report

I love Sundays. the day I set aside each week for hand stitching. If I didn’t set it aside, I don’t think I’d ever get any done. I finished the second last rosette for La Passacaglia this afternoon. Tonight’s job is going to be stitching it into the place where it will live. After last week’s post I got to looking around my stash, and my eye happened upon what I think is the perfect border for this project.
I was thinking it would involve a shopping trip in order to find something, but it turns out I had the best fabric here. I have almost three yards of it, which should be plenty to do the job. And best of all, it uses up some of the stuff that I added last year.
I do finally have some stash used numbers to report this week, having made a quilt backing and a couple of bindings.

Used this week:                                            2.4 yards
Used this year:                                              2.4 yards
Added this week:                                              0 yards
Added this year:                                                0 yards
Net stash busted:                                           2.4 yards

As always when tracking my stash, I don’t have a particular goal in mind, as in a certain amount to use, or buying restrictions or anything like that. I do it purely for curiosity to see how much is coming in and going out. With this hand project almost finished, I just might get back into doing things that use up stash a bit more quickly than this has done. So far, it’s been a year and a little bit since I started this thing. Another month just might finish it. Then I have to make a decision about what I do for my next hand work project. For now, I’ll link up to Judy’s Stash Report, Kathy’s Slow Sunday Stitching and Angie’s WIPs Be Gone.





3 comments:

  1. Oh! I like that and the white shapes so up so much that it looks fab. Tell me you're not going to cut straight lines for the edges.

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  2. amazing, fabric placement and design work. LeeAnna

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  3. That border fabric looks perfect for the job - good choice! I'm getting excited to see the finish!

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