Sunday, September 6, 2015

Slow Stitching and Stash Busting in Week 36 of 2015

So far it's been a relaxing start to the three day weekend.  Got a little laundry and a little housework done yesterday before the headache hit. There wasn't much time in the sewing room after that. I'm feeling better today. 


I've made a complete recovery from my binding mishap and have been working on stitching down the properly attached binding to Grand Illusion.





I've got a ways to go on getting it all stitched down, but a finish is definitely on the way.  

Not much to report on my de-stashing efforts this week.  Correcting my binding fiasco kept me pretty occupied  most of this week, so about all I have to report as outgoing is that pesky binding. 

Used last week: 0.59 yards
Used in August:  9.98 yards
Used in September: 0.53 yards
Used year to date:  28.8 yards
Purchased year to date: 10.25 yards
Net used for 2015:  18.55 yards

It's still a good week with a little something out with nothing in. Though I will admit, maintaining my fabric diet has been a challenge this last week.  So far I'm holding firm. I would really like to end this year with a net reduction in the stash.  I keep reminding myself of that goal anytime I see a sale on quilting fabric.  

You can check out more slow stitching lovelies over at Kathy's Quilts and more stash reports over at Patchwork Times.  

10 comments:

  1. I'll have to go back & read what happened with your binding.
    Glad you are feeling better & hope the rest of your weekend is relaxing.
    Happy Sewing!

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  2. Glad you are past the fiasco and onto getting this quilt done!

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  3. Hate when things go wrong, so glad you got it worked out! Enjoy your slow stitches today!

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  4. love the binding.
    sometimes it is a slow week or month.

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  5. So glad you have the binding on the right track. Enjoy your stitching.

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  6. I am also Slow Stitching during this Sunday a binding to a quilt. Enjoy!!

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  7. Glad your binding is heading in the correct direction now. :-)

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  8. Way to go! You're right that even a small move is pretty spectacular when there's nothing coming in.

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  9. Binding is my favourite... enjoy your stitching (even though there was such a time consuming mishap preventing you from getting to this point!)

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  10. Glad you got that straightened out and are on the way to a finish. I've been saving the handwork of a binding until the weather is cooler. Hope you have a finish soon.

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