Monday, July 2, 2012

Reporting: Stash, Design Wall, UFOs, Tour de Fleece

My design wall has a few more purple arrowhead blocks on it, and there are a bunch more cut, starched, and partway sewn.
Jack Junior is off the frame.  I made a bunch of bias binding for all those edges, enough hopefully for the bed-size version as well.  I got distracted from my original schedule for the June UFO, but since finishing the Jack's Chain quilt was a 2-month job on my schedule, and I finished the big top and even wrote a tutorial, I'm counting it as June's project linking this up to the UFO report.  July's UFO is #3, which is a bunch of log cabin blocks I've had sitting around for awhile, should be doable as long as I don't try for a bed-size quilt.  I'm also at a holding point with any more quilting I do on my Next Generation Grace frame; the plastic tracks have worn out (resulting in very bumpy quilting on Jack Junior) and I'm waiting for some replacement parts.
That should give me time to work on the Tour de Fleece.  Here's my Day 3 photo, of Day 2's spinning (well, Day 1 was most of the right bobbin).  This will be for my Ravelympics project.  They have complied with the USOC bullies and have chosen the name "Ravellenic Games," which is actually classy and dignified of them.  But for me it will always be either the Ravelympics or the Knitting Olympics.  And for those who argue that Congress has granted the USOC the exclusive trademark to the word "Olympic" or anything that resembles it, I would ask if this is the same Congress that passed a massive tax on the middle class without even realizing it was a tax?

Stash Report:

Fabric used this week: 1 yard for bias binding for Jack's Chain quilts
Fabric used year to date: 50 yards
Added this week: 1 yard blue chambray purchased on thrift store expedition
Added year to date: 28 yards
Net used for 2012: 22 yards

Yarn used this week: 0 yards, nothing finished
Yarn used year to date: 3406 yards
Yarn added this week: 0 yards, no spinning counted yet
Yarn added year to date: 1308 yards (all handspun, not purchased)
Net used for 2012: 2098 yards


Amy said...

Your purple arrowheads look great!

Kate said...

Beautiful arrowhead blocks. Love all that purple!

Sarah said...

Love the arrowhead blocks! Great job on all the progress you made this month!