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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Stash Report - Week 34, 2014

After bringing home a bunch of fabric last weekend, I got going Monday morning to see if I could use some fabric. I started by looking for some fabric for the back of the quilt I made at my retreat last fall.  This is the quilt I want to finish so that I can take it back this year for show and tell. 
Quilt back
I also passed by some cute fabric in my stash that I decided would be good for a baby boy blanket. I got the semi-four patch made with flannel on Monday and then sent it off to my mom so she could embroider the baby's name on it before I put it together with a piece of cotton and burp it to make a blanket. 

I also pulled some other fabric to work on finishing a cross-stitch.  This is a new way of finishing a project that I haven't tried before, so I am anxious to see how it works. I will share pictures when I've gotten that together. 

I am only counting the Crossroads back and the baby quilt flannel this week because those are the only fabrics that I actually cut. I have a busy week this week, so am not sure I will get in much sewing, but at least I have a few things lined up when I have time! 

Fabric added this week: 0 yards
Fabric used this week: 4 7/8 yards

Fabric added year to date: 36 5/8 yards
Fabric used year to date: 46 1/2 yards

Net fabric used: 9 7/8 yards

I took a look at the same week last year to see how my numbers are, and found that I have bought more (almost x3) and used more (just a couple yards) than the same time last year.  I guess I am still being productive, but don't have quite the nice net total that I had at this time last year! 

Hope you had a great week with your stash! 

3 comments:

Dee Dee said...

I like the back you made, great way to use up smaller pieces of fabric.

Enjoy your retreat.

A Nudge said...

Good numbers, Jennifer!

Kate said...

At least you are in the net used range, even if more came in this year.