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Peggy Stuart's Blog – September 2014 Archive (5)

Angels' Wings

In place of my regular blog post this week, I decided to hold sort of a celebration of life for my dear friend, who passed away early Thursday after a prolonged illness.

I invited a few people to share their memories of Susan. Most people online who knew her are on The Knitting Community. However, if you're here, and you have memories to share, you can add them…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 29, 2014 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

High Fiber—Monkey Brain

My Mr. F. is moving along.







He's still headless, but at least he has arms now. They look rather flabby, though. I need to take him to Silver Sneakers with me so he can lift some weights.



Mr. F. has been a major UFO since 2009, when I got two arms and one leg done (almost) and quit. Now he's rolling along nicely.



Common Threads met on…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 22, 2014 at 8:30am — 12 Comments

High Fiber—Nesting for Winter, Part II

The quilt for Habitat for Humanity's Overall Ball fundraiser is coming along. I finished putting the blocks together with sashing, corner stones and a border.







This involved a consult with Janet and another one with Julie, as we were trying to get by with fabrics on hand. I was scrambling, but managed to get the top pieced in time to pass it off to Julie at…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 15, 2014 at 8:30am — 18 Comments

High Fiber—Nesting for Winter

Why is my yarn stash in the guest room?





This isn't even all of it. Not all of the yarn is in view. I would need a wide-angle lens to get it all in.

Back to the question: A few months ago we discovered we had moths, originating in our Navajo rugs in the storeroom. While I was sad about the rug damage, I was frantic about my stash. I began freezing it in…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 8, 2014 at 8:30am — 15 Comments

High Fiber—Cutting Up and Getting Out

The main activity for this week was my "Reflections of Butterflies in Lemonade" quilt top.







I started this quilt on Tuesday. It's the Disappearing Hourglass block from Missouri Star's Quilt Block magazine, the latest issue. There's also a video of how to make it on YouTube.



In the magazine,…

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Added by Peggy Stuart on September 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 25 Comments

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