Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Keep on Keeping On

Getting the stash organized is a consuming task. And there seems to be no end in the near future. My goal date is August 1st, but with everything else going on in my life, I am pretty sure that is unrealistic. I am, however, determined to keep on keeping on until the job is done.

I am into my third can of sizing, and I have burned myself countless times on the I have never used it before.
Today, after volunteering all morning at the Extension Office, I managed to finish up the blues and reds. Mind you, these are just the regular blues and reds. I have Reproduction, 30s and homespun blues and reds, too. And I haven't stitched anything in a week, as I have devoted all of my spare time to the organizing frenzy.
It is getting a bit old, but I know I will be so happy when it is done.

These guys just got back from a week at the beach...

And I am kid sitting Robert and Sara Ashley for a couple of nights while their parents are in Las Vegas.

A wonderful thing..,
Take Care,


  1. Keep up the good work! Have you been thinking about what you'd like to sew? I get lots of ideas when I touch my fabric especially if I see an interesting colour pairing :)

  2. You certainly do look organized and bet you are thoroughly tired of the repetition so far. But it will be worth it once you start sewing the pieces together. Happy quilting.

  3. I used to think getting organized was the hard part, but I've come to realize that for me, staying organized is even harder. Good luck with your project.

  4. I admire your perseverance :)

  5. You can do it. A little at a time is best. Or maybe it's one surface area at a time. Don't forget to label everything. I'm still looking for those bright, solid 9-patches I made awhile back. I had cleaned up so well, now I cannot find things.

  6. Hey Jennie, that is quite the stash you have there, I see something really great in the near future! Don't you just love kid sitting - man it's my favorite thing especially when it involves the grandchildren! how fun for you!! Enjoy your time with them and happy sewing!!

  7. Seems like you and I have something in common.....the iron burns. I often get a burn with baking pans too.

  8. I admire your dedication and tenacity to completing this job, Jennie. I need to neaten and clean up my scraps. If I keep reading your progress posts maybe I will be motivated.
    --Nancy. (ndmessier @,