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Sunday, October 16, 2016

Birds and fabric



Meet Helen the happy Bird number two. Hopefully, today, she and her friend Pete, will get an eye and legs while I take the time to slowly enjoy this new applique sport. I still feel all thumbs during the ironing phase, but I like the hand stitching.

 Stash report

Fabric Used this Week: 1yard

Fabric Used year to Date: 24 yards

Fabric Added this Week: 17 yards
Fabric Added Year to Date: 150.5 yards

Net Fabric for 2016: 126.5 yards in the hole

and I think I need to add shirts I buy to take apart for fabric. I added 0
for total of 10

It's never my fault that I buy fabric. It's the opportunities I can't resist.

 Really, Star wars fabric? for 2.50? - 1.6 yards


  And Double Bubble? and words for 2.50? - I loved double Bubble as a child
3 yards
And Malficient? for 2.50? When my children asked what Disney princess I wanted to be I would always tell them Malificient. They would laugh and Oh Mom me.
3 yards

And Mickey Mouse?
And a bug? with words? I love words
And I have a friend who loves  this kind of fabric - birthday gift

And a buy one get one free jelly roll- the other jelly roll lives with a friend and has to ruin her stash report.


  So, since I can't resist opportunities, I need to lock myself in the house. Oh wait the jelly roll came by way of the magical internet... sigh..

I am linking to
Patch work TImes
Slow Sunday stitching


10 comments:

  1. You have to refresh your stash when the price is right. Great additions!

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  2. Your applique is just so pretty, I would love to be able to do that better. Just need more practice, and more patience, LOL!!

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    1. practice is helping but still very awkward

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  3. Very pretty applique, love the bright colors. You brought home some very fun fabrics.

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  4. You cannot in good conscious leave those great fabrics and with such a fantastic price in the store. Really, you are doing yourself a favor by bringing it home to live with you! You got some great deals. Your little bird is too cute.

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    1. you are right - it is a matter of conscience - thank you

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  5. Such a bright and cheerful bird. Oh so funky cute.

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  6. I love that line... it's never my fault that I buy fabric!! LOL
    Helen looks beautiful... hopefully she has legs now!

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