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Stash Challenge Yardage

New postPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2007 8:41 am
by Pudge99
This is where we will post our yardage.


The Challengers
Bama- 112
bridesmom - 95
mom of six - 81.25
LeapFrogLibby -72.25
pucktricks - 71
esrun3 - 53.25
Pudge99 - 45
cshortsew - 28.75
techalum- 27.25
DorothyL - 24.5
kittykat - 22.25
grandma C - 22.25
temom- 18.75
Corinna29 - 18.25
pinecone- 16
kaitlinnegan - 9
my2girlies - 8
vickki - 7
fabric addict- 5.5
Alexalter- 3
mommydionne- 2.5
Magot- 2
sherri - 1

Re: Stash Challenge Yardage

New postPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:38 am
by Pudge99
Well I guess I will be the first to post. I spent the weekend cleaning my sewing room. I still need to do a bit more before I can sit down to sew. I should have some yardage to post soon. My biggest obstacle right now is Cub Scout popcorn!!! Hubby piled it all in front of my cutting table!

1.25 yards

New postPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:31 pm
by pucktricks
a receiving blanket made using my new hemmer foot, so I figure it out before I use it on the cool dress that is all done except for the hems that's been a UFO for three years now (curse getting pregnant before it was done, okay not really, but it amuses me).


Re: Stash Challenge Yardage

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:01 am
by Pudge99
Yeah pucktricks!!!

The first to complete an item!

Where's everybody else?

I am working on a BIG project that I hope to finish tonight.

Re: 9.25 yards

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:04 am
by LeapFrog Libby
Well, I am starting off with a bang.. But, I had a Circle meeting last night and for this month we needed to bring baby items.. So, it just worked out fine with the contest.. I saved all the sewing till yesterday, so I made 6 receiving blankets and 15 baby washcloths. 6 blankets @ 1 yard each.. the 15 washcloths equal 2 yards of 60 inch fabric. the T-shirt is 1 1/4 yard of leftover fabric from my Mom's last halloween costume I made her 6 years ago.. Its the start of my halloween costume.. I have an applique on the front of it of a witch with a frog at her feet and she is saying " I am the treat"... Its old also.. The flannel for the blankets is 3 or 4 years old. The knits for the washcloths is 6-9 years old..(bits and pieces of different prints) I will probably end up in last place after this start, but that will be allright.. I have to get some of this stash out of the way.. I am having trouble walking in there.. LOL

Re: Stash Challenge Yardage

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 10:22 am
by Pudge99

7.5 Yards

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:31 pm
by Mom of Six
I finally got my curtains made for me sewing room. Now I just am waiting for Ds to put up the rods. If he doesn't in the next few days I will this weelend.I bought the fabric in April when we were moving things around. It has been on & off my desk since then. I finally cut them out, serge hemmed the sides & bottom & made a rod pocket. They took me about 2 hrs. for 6 panels.

1.33 yards

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:48 pm
by esrun3
Ok, because I can't add fractions well...I'm going to do 2 posts. 4 pairs of panties for Kendall 1/3 yard each= 1.33 yards

2.5 yards

New postPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:49 pm
by esrun3
1 reversible top 1 yard and 1 reversible dress 1.5 yards = 2.5 yards. Feels good to accomplish something and get some of the stash moving out!

Re: 3 yards

New postPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 5:27 am
by DorothyL
I finished my red shirt. The package says 2.5 yards but because of the way I cut it it took the whole 3 yards (Hey, I'm easy but not cheap :angel: ).
It is a plain red linen that has been on my shelf for more than two years.
Kind of a "big shirt" style with long sleeves and no cuffs
I perked it up a little with a little flapper button at the top and used plain red buttons for the rest of it. I have been using Nancy Zieman's method for collars. Boy, do they look good that way.
There's a kicker here though, Gina.
I started it before Oct. 1.
I decided to list it because I'm not going to be one of the top contenders so if I'm cheating it won't matter.
I'll let you decide. I think you should keep it in so I don't look so pitiful in the end.