Sunday, April 22, 2018

Week 16: Stitching and De-stashing

Another cold and wet weekend.  Hopefully all the rain will bring May flowers, if they haven't all frozen yet.  It's a good weekend for stitching, but there have been a few other things on the agenda this weekend.  One of those is to look back at how well we did on finding those hidden pockets of time to stitch a bit. 

Even with a busy schedule this week, I did pretty well at eking out my 15 minutes. 

Days with stitching time this week:  7 out of 7 days
Days with stitching time this month:  21 out of 21 days
Days with stitching time this year:  103 out of 111 days
Success rate:  92.8%

But this week time in the sewing room didn't equate to getting a lot of fabric out of the stash.  

Fabric used this week:  0.06 yards
Fabric used in 2018:  5.64 yards
Fabric purchased in 2018: 6 yards
Net fabric out for 2018:  15.83 yards

Most of the week was spent prepping En Provence for quilting, so there wasn't much time spent at the sewing machine.  So even thought my outage numbers aren't anything to blog about, I'm still linking up with Quiltpaintcreate for the weekly stash report. 

It wasn't a bad week, but it wasn't a great week either.  Hopefully your stitching week went really well.  


chrisknits said...

Don't fret too much, not all weeks can be killer! I just need to refocus my plans and queue up the projects I want to get started! I badly need a focus right now. LOL

Marti said...

You are doing so well with your daily sewing. Finishing a quilt uses more time than fabric. Next week, you'll probably have more fabric use.

Katie Z. said...

Good for you! Quilt prep is a big undertaking.

Julie in GA said...

You continue to do very well at finding time to stitch most days. Don't worry about the stash numbers; you can look forward to the satisfaction of another finish soon.

The Joyful Quilter said...

Time in the sewing room to decompress is equally, if not more valuable than productivity or yardage uses. Glad you found time for your passion!!

Rose Prairie Quilts and Farm said...

You are doing great, thank you for keeping me on track

Sandra Walker said...

You sure did well! I wonder (and I really don't want to know) how much time I spend in front of the laptop for all things quilt related, and not even count the times for banking, personal stuff, business-type stuff! Cannot wait to see En Provence.

cocoya said...

Isn't it fun to just play around with little scraps like that? No pressure, just pure enjoyment :)


Jennifer said...

Every little bit counts, doesn’t it? And a week with time in the sewing room is worth it even with little fabric going out. Hope your week has started off well and the sunshine is headed your way!

cocoya said...

Good for you! Quilt prep is a big undertaking.
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