Sunday, March 5, 2017

Stash Report and a Finish

This week found me in my sewing room at least 4 or 5 hours every day.  I was able to finish up the quilting on this chevron quilt. It is big at 94" x 112".  I did a simple echo of the design with matching thread colors.  This proved to be a bit slow  because I had to change and rethread after every three passes, but I didn't want an overall and I couldn't decide what color thread would not distract from the design.  I'm happy with it and the recipient, a young teenager hopefully will like it.
 



I also did a fair amount of busting the stash.  I made 5 pillowcases and 5 bindings to go with the already complete QOV tops.  This helped to lighten the weight on the shelves but I really can't see any difference in the height of the stacks. But it does give my numbers a big boost ! lol



I also added a border to Ann's pieced top.  Here it is with a border.



Stash Report - 3-5-17

Fabric Added this week - none
YTD Added - 0.25

Fabric Used this week -  14.5 yards  - more borders, bindings and pillowcases
YTD Used in 2017  - 49.37 yards


3 comments:

  1. Wow, your chevron quilt is great, and what awesome numbers for your stash report - if you keep this up, you'll be near 300 yards for the year!

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  2. That chevron quilt is gorgeous. It's perfect for a teenager. Congrats on all the stash usage. Happy stitching this week.

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  3. Your chevron quilt is gorgeous! Love the way you decided to quilt it with matching thread. Your quilt top is stunning!

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