Sunday Stash Report, January 30, 2011

Just Friday I was mentioning how beautiful the weather was...wearing sunglasses and the car windows down while doing errands (sorry about it being 15' in some places).  Today it is dreary, turned cooler and so far this morning we've only seen the sun poke out of the clouds for a few seconds.  The car windows won't be down today.


Today I've got nothing from my sewing room to show.  I'm still working on my UFO that's due to be finished tomorrow.  There is good progress on it and I'm fairly positive I'll have it done by tomorrow.  There will be pictures of the Lily block for the Kourageous project tomorrow.


Instead I'm going to share with you a couple of photos from 1975.  Meet my Grandma, Alice Feldhaus as she sits proudly next to a quilt that's description is Betty Quilt.  My Mom's name is Betty; not sure if this quilt is hers or not. 














My Grandma made lots of quilts during her time and with the help of her Quilting Group got them quilted.  I have a couple that were quilted from this group that I'll share with you another time.  Grandma is just to the left in the middle wearing the brown dress.

The Quilting Group met at their church once a week as I recall.  I remember once going to see them as they worked away.  They all would work on the Group's quilting queue, first in first out.  So if you finished a quilt you were added to the queue waiting your turn for you quilt to be quilted.  My Grandma has been gone for awhile now, but she isn't too far from my mind.  I'll bet she's happy seeing how I've become involved in one of the things she enjoyed so much.





As for my stash report.  I thought I might not have anything to report BUT turns out that's not the case.  No, I didn't go to a quilt shop....  Instead I found a very large piece of fabric that will work perfect for the back of Kotton.  So today I'm going to report in the "USED THIS WEEK" all the fabrics for Roll Roll, Cotton Boll project that's ready next for quilting!

Used this week: 27 yards
Used YTD: 53 yards
Purchased this week: 3.25 yards
Purchased YTD: 6.25 yards
Net Fabric Used in 2011: 46.75 yards


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5 comments:

SpinningStar said...

Beautiful pictures - thanks for letting learn a bit of your history!
Liz

Kathie said...

Wow thats a lot of fabric used.

regan said...

Your grammy's quilt is truly lovely! I've always had the pieced pyramids quilt on my list of 'must do' (don't know if that's what it's called, but it's on my list like that!) It's beautiful!

I've been working on RRCB this past week, and yes, we have probably been through that much fabric for it....of course, some is getting cut and put into the 2" strip bins, but at least it's off the shelf now! Love that!

liz said...

I do like Betty's quilt. Your grandma has made a truly special quilt.

betty said...

You can always bring a tear to my eye. Wow, where did you get those photos?
I will be looking forward to seeing those flowers grow, still can't beleive what you are going to do..