Sunday, December 23, 2012

Stash Report - December 23rd

Happy Holidays!  Our Christmas preparations are almost done.  I finished all my wrapping this morning.  Now My Guy has taken over the sewing room to finish up his.  I'm going to sit back with a cup of coffee, reply to a few emails, catch up on a few blogs before I get serious about doing too much of anything else today.  As much as I love Christmas, it's a good thing it happens only once a year. 

Most of the last week has been devoted to holiday preparations, but a bit of sewing happened here and there.

Used last week:  0.48 yards
Added last week: 0 yards

Used for 2012: 38.39 yards
Added for 2012: 378.88 yards

Net stashed for 2012: 340.49  yards

I'm definitely going to finish the year in the red. I have one back to make after the holidays, so that should make a nice jump in the out column before the end of the year.   Next year's goals will be focused on stash usage.  I may not even put a goal on the incoming fabric.  Not the most balanced approach to reducing one's stash, but I'm ready to try something a different.

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7 comments:

  1. Merry Christmas and thanks for sharing your quilting life with us.

    I am not sure how I want to count my stash busting in 2013 yet. I like the idea of knowing how much comes in and that really helps me not to bring any fabric in that doesn't have a specific purpose.

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  2. Ah, well, you knew it would end like this. The main thing is you have enjoyed your output and your collection of fabrics. And they have been planned, not arbitrary, purchases.

    Have a wonderful Christmas. It's 5:50am Christmas Eve here and I'm off in an hour to shop for presents and food -- I've never been so disorganised!

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  3. Merry Christmas! Hard to believe another year is almost done... I hadn't even considered what I did, or did not, accomplish this year in terms of my sewing/quilting! Now realizing the year is almost done it makes me reflect a bit on what happened, but I think in general I feel pretty good about the year. I've made some more self-discoveries as far as what I want out of my sewing/quilting, and I did actually manage to complete some projects. I really didn't buy much material at all this year (GASP!! I can hear it from all of you out there! lol), but I did gain a big chunk of somebody else's stash instead.
    Enjoy the day today and have a wonderful Christams and New Years!

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  4. Next year!! There's always next year! I've chosen a project for next Rainbow Challenge--isn't it fun?? Merry Christmas!

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  5. I'm not sure what goals (if any) I'll set for 2013 yet either -- other than keeping track of it. It was really eye-opening to look at how much I net added this year, knowing that I started at zero, not counting what I already had. Whew! Merry Christmas, Kate!! :)

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  6. Your header is lovely!

    I quit counting my in yardage this year and am not sure what I'll do next year... It's all a learning process anyhow, right?

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  7. I bet you stash is so brimming with wonderful fabrics that you'll be able to do any color challenge, any quilt next year just using it.
    Merry Christmas!

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