Sunday, June 20, 2010

Stash Busting Father's Day

Happy Father's Day!! And Happy B-day to my son, Xjr.
This week was a week of bdays starting with mine so not much sewing was accomplished. I did however manage to start and complete a twinning rug from plastic grocery bags. We do not throw them away easily or quickly, since it takes over 500 years for them to return to earth friendly substances. Now I have a way to repurpose them longer.
On Wednesday, Pam, my BFF, came over and we worked in my sewing room. She worked on blocks and I twinned. Thursday, I slept for my BD waiting for my DH to celebrate my BD...he dropped that ball. Friday I worked on bead bags and my rug. Saturday, I finished the rug and worked on bead bags. Today I have more bead bags to make....I promised to make 10 for the guild meeting.
Stash Report:
Used this week: 2.5 yds (5 bead bags)
Used YTD: 75.5
Added this week: 0
Added YTD: 87.5
Net stash busted: -12 yards. Slowly but surely it is getting to zero.
Goals for Week:
1) Finish all 10 bead bags.
2) Walk at least 10 miles.
3) Work on and possible finish step 1 quilting of Meow charity quilt.
a) Step 1: Stitch in ditch of horizontal rows.
b) Step 2: Stitch vertical rows every 6" across quilt.
c) Step 3: Quilt cats in blocks made by vertical and horizontal stitching.
4) Have a great time at workshop in Covington on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Lator Gators!! Leeapaul says, "Have a blessed day and watch out for stupidity since it is contagious."

3 comments:

  1. You sent me a comment this morning. I was going to send you an email but could not find an address. You must live somewhere near me. I am in Moss Bluff. I found Kinder in one of your posts. I think my email is on my blog. Your puppy-dog is so cute.

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  2. Wonderful way to use up those plastic bags. Your little rug is cute.

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  3. Thanks for your comment on my blog! Luckily only my Internet was down for 1 day, but power and everything else is ok.
    Great idea with your rug weaving! Happy sewing & walking!

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