Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Quilt/Stash Project-2020--Determined Quilter

Quilt/Stash project--2020---Determined Quilter

Tuesday, October 20,2009....Week 11--Blog 21--Day 68 of 4,014


*&^&*)(*!! Life happening again...nothing interesting or special--time consuming, boring ordinary hassles...and necessary to deal with and solve.

....and still..some progress to report; but not on the scrap quilt based on the Jean Wells design mentioned last in Blog 20. The scrap backing is now 95% finished.

Perhaps there will be some time for sewing this week..and..the main focus of time and energy is preparing for departure on 10/31 for the working and the Jokohoma Quilt Show/quilting tour to Japan.

Scraps and Stash...comments:

MY definitions:

STASH: all the pieces of "wonderful" fabric that could not be passed up when brousing quilt shops.

Professional quilters seem to delight and treasure and seem joyfully proud of their stash--for example, reference pictures "Collaborative Quilting"(2006) by Freddy Moran and Gwen Marston......

Good for them!!! for me this Stash fabric is a "burden"....

SCRAPS: odd remenent pieces of fabric left over from completed quilts. Scraps are both a burden and a challenge for me....what to do with them????

......why can't I just throw away????

...and, I am determined...both with Stash and Scraps......

yes..patience..patience patience...and creative challenge...

and...a happy report..Since August 14,2009 when this project and blog started I have..ACTUALLY, completed 10 wall hangings....

I hope to blog from Japan...now THAT will be a challenge.

Happy quilting..

Determined Quilter

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