Leo’s Mane Sew Along

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Slow Sunday Stash and Stitching, week 27

I'm continuing to work away at the fourth, and the last of the large rosettes for La Passacaglia. These are sooooo slow to do. After this, it's just the small rosettes to fill in at the top. Maybe by the end of the summer......... but then again, maybe not.....This will be travelling with us, so it will get some attention while we're away. I have found that, depending on the condition of the roads, I can work on this while in the car.

We're heading out for our main summer vacation trip on Tuesday. I am hoping to combine this trip with a bunch of things...... some resting and camping, some sight-seeing and some stops at quilt shops that are participating in the Row by Row shop hop. I've been debating off and on for the past little while whether I should take my sewing machine along with us. I have decided that, yes I will. If I can get kits at the various shops, I can actually work on them while we're away. There are bound to be one or two rainy days that could be happily spent sewing. I'm not sure if we'll have wireless reception at the first park we're going to, which is Lake St. Peter Provincial Park. It's pretty far away from any sizeable towns, so it might not have coverage. If we do, I'll do some blogging about what we're up to, various trails and stuff. If not, there will be silence until we get to a place closer to civilization, or find a place with cellular coverage. I know the visitor centre in Algonquin Park has reception, so we can always head up there a couple of times. There are some trails there that we'd like to do.
I haven't had a lot of stash use that I can count. A few more rows on Texas Chain, and that's it. I'm pretty sure there will be stash added while we're away, so the stash added numbers will be going up, which is always so much fun.

Used this week:                     1 yards
Used this year:                     48.3 yards
Added this week:                  0 yards
Added this year:                  59.25 yards
Net stash added:                  10.95 yards

I'm linking up to Judy's Fabric Report, Kathy's Slow Sunday Stitching and Angie's WIPs Be gone. Then I think I'll see if the is anything interesting to listen to on the TV while I try and finish up this round on the rosette.


  1. I love the fabrics in that rosette. So pretty.

  2. Wonderful progress, love your colors and fabrics.

  3. Your rosette is just beautiful. Have fun on your camping vacation. Hopefully you will get a little sewing done. I have some row by row kits from last year, but they have not seen the light of day yet!

  4. Have a wonderful trip, my friend! I'll pray for safe travels and lovely weather....make some memories!

  5. Total gorgeousness!
    Have a safe and relaxing trip!

  6. Your La Passacaglia is turning out so beautiful! I just love it. Sounds like a wonderful trip. I look forward to your on the scene reporting. May St. Rafael travel with you. And thanks for linking to WIPs Be Gone. It's always good to hear what you're up to, Cathy.

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