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Q is for Quandries in the Craft Room

Some of my fabric did not get my message, so today is when I deal with my stash.  This is where I bring out the big guns.  This is where I take my stand.  Actually, it’s a discussion, with my fabrics asking the questions and me giving the answers (some of which are very hard now that we are … Continue reading

P is for Party’s Over

Time for the Dear John Fabric letter.  The advice Kimberly gives in Step 2 is to talk to your fabric, so here goes: I thought a letter would be less painful than face to face. Dear Stash, You once filled me with so much joy. I loved you the first time I laid eyes on you. … Continue reading

O is Overhauling my Fabric Stash

I’ve had a on again/off again relation with my stash of fabric.  I love it and I hate it.  I hate that it makes me feel guilty–fabric that once made my heart go thump, thump–patterns that called out to me and I couldn’t wait to get it home. Then, once home, I moved on to other … Continue reading

H is for Hand me Downs

Thanks Ben Huberman for the prompt — write about hand me downs, which I prefer to call hand me ups (sounds more positive than the latter.) Growing up with three brothers and no older sister, I did not wear hand me downs.  I would have liked to wear my brothers’ jeans, but my mother deemed … Continue reading

T is for treasure (part 2)

Writing 101, Day Twenty: The Things We Treasure Tell us the story of your most-prized possession.            T is for Twenty-four Things to Treasure Just to look at me, you’d never know something about me…something I’d rather not tell…but here goes.  I am a robber.  I’ve never served  time behind bars for my crime.  Well sort of.  … Continue reading