Thursday, October 7, 2010

Still cleaning!


I thought I was done sorting cleaning and rearranging until I hit the scrap bin!
  More thin and fat strips were crying to be used.
So, I made some fabric for future string quilt.
 

Kept cleaning and found few leftover blocks from this quilt.
So made a little doll quilt.


Not sure what I will do with it. But they are better in a quilt top than in a bin! 





I also found a stack of thrift market shirt fabrics and scraps. A quilt block made in 2002.

 THAT WAS SOME FIND!

 That means lots of new and fun projects are on the horizon.
But first, I have promised my daughter a homedcoming dress!  And when is homecoming, you ask?

Next weekend!

I better get started! I am really not a good seamstress. I stress over making outfits. 

As much as I love watching Project Runway and wish I could sew beautiful dresses, working without restrictions on size, shape and colors is my way.

I am better at  making 'it work' than making 'it'.

I hope she has a decent dress to wear next Saturday.


Wish me luck!

8 comments:

  1. You are really finding some great treasures! I love your string piecing and the pinwheels. Best wishes on your daughter's dress. I'm sure it will turn out beautifully.

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  2. Get that dress done, so you can get back to your real work. Maybe I need to dig out boxes that have been unpacked since my move in 2006. Focus, focus. First things first, and one thing at a time. Feeling some burnout again, after intense workshop last week. A touch of Indian Summer here, so maybe take day off and work in yard.

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  3. Oh... I am so nervous about the dress! She is so petite.. we can never find a dress for her. I have been procrastinating until now but I really have run out of time now!

    Thanks for cheering me up friends!

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  4. see you have inspired me to organize my storgage closet who knows what I could find.

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  5. I have til march to get my studio clean. wink wink... everything looks soo good!

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  6. ditto what Nifty said. fingers crossed for you and the dress!

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  7. Myself, (having no talent for sewing clothing)... I wish you lot's of luck! Not that you really need it... but I do hope you enjoy the pressure of working under the gun, (as opposed to the Project Runway contestants who get to have the joy of working under the Gunn!) (Sorry, I know that was pitifully bad, but I could not resist.)

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  8. wish you'd post a picture of the dress!?

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