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Stash Report – Week 6, 2015

It has been a couple of weeks since my last stash report.  So I have a couple of finishes that I’ve posted about but have not yet subtracted from my stash report.  But before that… yesterday, I met up with fellow blogger – JoEllen.  She got a new long-arm and was selling this…

Bailey Mid Arm 2/7/15

Bailey Mid Arm
2/7/15

…Along with a frame and a lot of goodies that are still sitting in the SUV.  The hubby and I will be putting it all together today at some point.  It was a great deal and I had to get it because this kind of opportunity just doesn’t come up all the time.  I’ve been wanting a mid-arm for awhile but didn’t really do anything about it.  But after I got the featherweight, I updated my wish list page and JoEllen messaged me.  It might even have been the same day.  I’m so excited to get this put back together with it’s frame and start quilting on it.  But first, I have to finish a top.  I was thinking about it and I do not have a single top that is ready for quilting.  The closest project that will be ready for quilting is Tell It To The Stars…

Tell It To The Stars with Borders #1 and #2 ...working on Border #2 2/8/15

Tell It To The Stars with Borders #1 and #2
…working on Border #3
2/8/15

I finished borders #1 and #2 and I’m currently on Border #3.  I think there are 2 more borders (#4 and #5).  So I’m hoping to get this done in the next week or two, get the backing put together and then put this on the mid-arm to quilt.

The next project that is close to being a finished top is a really old UFO — the first machine pieced item I ever did.  Well, technically, it is a finished top but I don’t like it.  I am going to add a border or two to it because it just doesn’t look finished to me as it is.  I personally think it’s really ugly because I used cheap fabric and I was just learning how to machine piece.  And I was learning from a book because I didn’t have any money to take a class during those days.  But someone I know likes it and so once its done I’ll be gifting it out of my house!

First Machine pieced top

First Machine pieced top

So for the last couple of weeks’ stash report, I finally finished Flowers and Baskets and that is about 5.5 yards.  I also did the Manhattan Bag and that is about 1.25 yards. So total used 6.75 in the last 2 weeks and nothing added.  Woohoo!

Used this week: -6.75 yards
Used year to Date: -14.25 yards
Added this week: 0 yards
Added Year to Date: 20.25 yards
Net Added for 2015: 6 yards

see more stash reports at  Patchwork Times

~Have a quilty week!

Melanie