Sunday, March 10, 2013

Stash Report & Enhancements - Week 10

After being gone at a retreat this last week, I finally have a little change in the right direction in my stash numbers.  I made 3 more pillowcases, pieced a backing on my Winter Friendship Stars UFO, made progress on 2 more UFOs, and made 20 more string blocks.  But I have to confess, I was not all good.  Since we were near Hickory Stick Quilt Shop in Hannibal, MO (one of my favorite shops), I had to do a little enhancing too.  I brought home 4 yards of light background batiks, which are so hard to find, and they were on sale.  
So my stash report for this week, looks like this.
Fabric Added -   4 yards
Fabric Used -   10.5 yards
Fabric Added YTD - 38.7 yds.
Fabric Used YTD -   16 yds.
Net for 2013 - added more than used  - 22.7 yds

Here's the pillowcases.  1 for QOV, 2 for St.Louis Children's Hospital to add to my stack.  I'll take a picture of the pieced backing when I get it quilted - hopefully before the end of 2013!!

To see what others did for the week, go over to Judy's

4 comments:

  1. Sounds like a productive week - cute cases! I know what you mean about those light batiks being hard to find. I really must enhance my neutral stash.

    Always heard great things about the shop in Hannibal. We've never been there but I think a summer wekend trip might be in order - the boys can do a Huck Finn cave tour and I can go to the quilt shop.

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  2. Oh good for you finding those light batiks on sale! They are SO hard to find! And getting very expensive too. Sounds like you got a lot done at retreat. I'm heading out for retreat myself tomorrow morning - whoohoo!!!! Have a great week :*)

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  3. I finally made my first pillowcase (for my son's girlfriend) It was fun. I'm thinking about making more now. QoV and the children in the hospital will appreciate them.

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  4. You got a lot done! I'm jealous. Those UFO's will be done in no time!

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