Sunday, March 09, 2008

Stash Report Week 10

I was doing SO good this week .... and then yesterday Jane hog-tied me, threw me in the QuiltMobile, forced me into Stars & Scraps, and threatened me until I bought something! That's my story and I'm sticking to it! :) :)

At 1:22 a.m. this morning the house started shaking, and it suddenly felt like I was sleeping on a waterbed mattress. Uh oh, earthquake! It was only a 3.9 but it got my attention. I lay there for a minute or two - two minutes, to be exact - and here comes another one. Okay, I'm awake. I'd rather be downstairs with Daisy if the big 'un is coming. So I loaded up a DVD and at 4:30 this morning I finished the binding on a quilt for a friend.

Because I didn't have a thing to report on the stashbusting front, I pulled fabric and pieced the backing for the Quilts in a Bag top that I will get the rows assembled on today. I'll post a picture when that's done. Whew, just in the nick of time for this report! 9 yards busted.

Now, about that purchase. Stars & Scraps had the cutest Easter quilt all kitted up just waiting for me. I don't have an Easter quilt, so that's my justification in this whole thing! 9.250 yards purchased, and this includes the backing.



I mean, this was way too cute to pass up. Did I already say I don't have an Easter quilt? LOL

My busts and purchases are almost equal, so my YTD totals haven't changed much. Another admission, I ordered some Simplicity from The Fat Quarter Shop but it hasn't arrived yet. I'm going to TRY to make something for the Simplicity contest. I say "try" because at this point the idea is just floating around in my pea-sized brain. Anyway, that will be reported next week when I receive it.

Year-to-Date Totals:

Busted: 122.50 yards
Purchased: 78.50 yards
Net YTD: 44.00 yards busted!

17 comments:

JudyL said...

TV hasn't even been on here so I didn't have a clue y'all had more earthquakes. Hope everything is ok. I just read your stash report to mom (yards used to date and yards added). I wish you could've seen her face!

Pat said...

Your Easter kit looks so spring-y...like it should be warming up any day now. Have your vote for St. Paddy's fabric(mine, too). Hadn't heard about your earthquakes. Hope all is well for you and Daisy. Thanks for visiting.

Lisa Boyer said...

Does Jane do kidnapping by request?

The Quickie Queen said...

Yikes...Earthquake! Been through a few of those before but not since I left California for Arizona about16 years ago. Hang on tight. How did Daisy react? Love this post...the stats are great. Take care.

Vicki W said...

You're doing beter than me. I totally fell off the wagon today but it sure was fun!

Carol said...

Oh is that Easter quilt ever cute.

Mar said...

I don't think I could have passed that kit up either, it's adorable!

Morah said...

Your outgoing is much bigger than the incoming!! Good for you!

Randi said...

Bad Jane! LOL!

cher said...

totally adorable all right-enjoy whipping that one up!

Becky said...

A girl just has to have an Easter quilt :) I personally have found it impossible to resist any fabric created by Three Sisters. I made three quilts out of the Wuthering Heights line and two out of Gingham Rose. I have a project in the bag for Maison de Noel. I'm here to give you backup support it you need. I won't let myself look at Simplicity.

Becky in Georgia
www.quiltingbooklady.com

Perry said...

Cute Easter project! You actually got some stash in the "gone" column, lol. I am impressed!

Sherry said...

That Easter quilt kit is soooo cute! Hey, a girl needs an Easter quilt. :)

Kim said...

Uh, Vicky? Have you considered that earthquake may have been directly related to your fabric purchase? Kind of divine retribution? But it IS a cute kit! I guess you'd better get busy, though, because Easter will be here in a couple weeks!

Mary said...

I have to laugh at your stashbusting reports. It will be fun to see where you end up at by the end of the year.

ROZ said...

You actually measured your stash! I couldn't! Anyhow, some of mine is just scraps. I live near LA also.

Evelyn aka Starfishy said...

Great Easter quilt kit!!! Being from New England (with SEASONS), Easter was always a fun time of year because by then everyone is pretty tired of winter and ready to move on to spring! Your Easter quilt says just that!

Cheers!

Evelyn