Saturday, March 9, 2013

Simple Life Overload


So I have this thing about hoarding and being wasteful.  It compels me to use up all my fabric, every little scrap of a single collection before moving on to the next project.  I don't like to have more than a couple of unfinished projects going on at once or I get all freaked out.  So that leads me to the picture above.  



Yes, there are more pillows and quilts and burp cloths with the Simple Life fabric.  I am sure by now you are sick of seeing items from me in this fabric so you will be glad to know I am done.  I have used up 97% of the stash, I am satisfied I have not wasted anything, everything is finished and so I can move on without guilt to new projects.



For those of you who like the house diy type projects I am finishing up the upstairs bathroom this weekend because my new light has arrived.  My husband has already taken down the old one so I should have new pictures of that next week.

Also in the works is a revamp of my sewing/craft room.  It will be a full before and after project that includes new paint, curtains, lighting, flooring, etc.  I'm anxious to get started on that soon.  We're also going to try to make our library/office room more work-from-home friendly for my husband by adding a set of french doors.

Stay tuned.  This spring promises to be a busy one.

~ Gold Shoe Girl ~

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9 comments:

  1. Oooh...I just LOVE this whole post, and I don't see it as a problem, to work within a single group of fabrics. I was thinking it would be really fun to challenge myself to do this very thing. I love each one of your projects, and they pack a punch all in one view. Awesome work!

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    1. Thanks Amy!!! You make me feel a little better about my silly little habits:).

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  2. The fabrics are so fresh looking~ I only use scraps, and fabric given to me, so I don't have choices as to what I would pick out...but if I did...I'd pick out these fabrics.

    Your DIY sounds exciting~ Waiting for pictures~ ♥♥♥

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    1. I painted all afternoon yesterday so pictures coming soon...

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  3. Love it! All of it! I kinda' have this strange fettish for red and aqua. You really got creative using up all that fabric. Awesome work!

    Blessings & Hugs ...
    Lani
    www.SimplyFreshVintage.com

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  4. Well that is all kind of pretty! That is great you used up all the fabric. That is not an easy task.

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  5. Great projects! There really are no quilt police or punishment for having leftovers. You can't make scrap quilts without scraps! You have permission to collect some.

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  6. The pillows and quilts look great. I've decided to use up my stash this year also. Trying to keep it undercontrol can be a real challenge. If I stay out of the fabric store it's much easier, but what fun is that?

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