Sunday, July 26, 2009

Stash Report Week 30

Simply Sophisticated BOM monthly drawing is this evening. Post your finishes HERE!

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Stash report -- what a joke! Same song, third verse. Nothing in, nothing out. I do still have some things to be mailed out, but I haven't calculated yardage yet. Will do that later today or next week.

I'll for sure need to do that by next Sunday - to hopefully nullify the bolt I ordered from Kimberly of aged muslin. This stuff is wonderful. If you haven't checked it out yet, do it now - before I buy it all! LOL

Long Beach quilt show was yesterday. Oh, my, the Convention Center is humongous and chocked full of quilt vendors. I was SO good! Everyone would be proud of me!

I picked up a few patterns that Kimberly didn't have, a book, a couple of Marti Michell templates and rulers, YLI silk thread, found a source for wool floss, and also bought a few antique spindles and bobbins to add to my (dust catching) collection. Oh, and some dishtowels for embroidery. What? No fabric? Nope, none! Not an inch of fabric! Call the paramedics. I must be really sick! :)

The best part of the day was meeting Julie! What an absolutely delightful young lady! She is SO full of energy! Julie has been quilting seven or eight years already! She was wearing the cutest Moda Bake Shop skirt that she made. Jane and I only spent about 30 minutes with her, but we both came away thinking what a remarkable person she is. I see bright years ahead for Julie in quilting!

I have a major project looming on the homefront. I need to lasso all this fabric up and put it away. So I plan on doing some rearranging, some tubbing and boxing up, some purging of quilty stuff ... if you're a quilter, you probably know what I'm talking about. Some of it has to do with the fact that my tastes have changed a little - I'm a bit more focused now (don't laugh)- and a lot of it has to do with the fact that I don't want to live in a quilt shop any more. I want my house back! So we'll see how much I get accomplished over the next couple of months, but I'm going to at least give it the old college try.



Penny is guarding her toys carefully in case I decide HER tastes have changed, too!

13 comments:

Infinity Quilter said...

Hey, that's a GREAT stash report, nothing new in! AND you went to a quilt show and didn't buy anything. I'm so proud of you!

Judy Laquidara said...

You stash report is great! You're doing just fine. Don't let stashbusting make you feel guilty . . if you feel like stash enhancing, that's ok too! We're quilters! We're having fun! :)

Penny is so cute and so shiny. Those eyes reflect lots of personality in that puppy.

merumo said...

Penny says, What can I do for you mom? *LOL*

Carol said...

Penny is such a cutie...little Miss Personality@

Lori in South Dakota said...

I do love to see/hear about Penny!! She looks like such fun. Is she cuddly too??

jaybird said...

you are too sweet!! i still can't believe you didn't buy any fabric.. i bought 28+ yards... 2 FQ bundles... a slew of jelly rolls, honeybuns, and charms... as well as 3 kits and i actually bought a finished quilt!! not to mention books..patterns...and all kinds of other stuff... i lost track!!! ..now i need to keep working on fitting it all in my suitcase!

Mimi said...

Love Penny's face! Says volumes.

Erin said...

Oh, look at those eyes...irresistable! Great work with resisting the fabric!! :)

Yvette said...

DOH! I forgot to put your number on my phone. I changed purses for the show and my note pad was in my old purse. {bangs head}

Great stash report! I wish I could have the same report. LOL! Now I have to have some of that aged muslin for an embroidery project.

jillquilts said...

Oh man! No fabric! I added 15 yards! :(

Penny is so cute!! I can just see her thinking - Don't you touch my toys!! :)

Mrs Quilty said...

I have to say I love the picture at the end of your post, your little Penny! I have a dachshund too, and his name is Nice. Come visit at thegoodlifeatmyhouse.blogspot.com and see a picture of him!

Coloradolady said...

I am just blog hoping this evening, your is so cute...and what a cute pup. I have two dachshunds, one, Dora looks a lot like Penny, the other is a red dapple named Sophie.

little acorns said...

Oh. . . look at those gorgeous eyes! They could make a person melt!
Good luck with the purging. . . I'm finding that I need to do the same. . . (I have 30 bolts that will come soon! YIKES)
xo, Bren