9 May 2012

I'm SUCH a good old git!

Remember I mentioned I'd sorted and updated my spreadsheet with the tatting books on?

Well I then decided to make a list of threads I've got with quantities, numbers etc.  I started in on the number 20's.  I've listed those under 'make, colour, shade, number and name (if they had one) with a rough note of how much was on a ball.  By that I mean 'full, half full, quarter full'.

It took me ages to do and I was surprised at how I'd managed to get a few repeats over the years.  I have enough orange/rust to last me and my descendants about 200 years!!!!

Having done the 20's I moved on to do the 40's.  That's all I'm going to do - too much like hard work!!!

The main reason for doing this is so that when I get to Palmetto I'll know what I've got back at home - watch out vending room here I come!!

I've also managed to add another doodle page - the giraffe and a new tree.  I've 'titivated' the giraffe and the tree can have a longer trunk if required.


10 comments:

  1. Very organised! I love the giraffe and tree.

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  2. You put me to shame being so organised!
    As you know I am due to make about 300 of these giraffes for a wedding, hope they look as good as this one.

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  3. What a cute pair of doodles indeed!

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  4. Cute giraffe and tree. You put me to shame being so organized, even if it's only part of your thread stash :-)

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  5. The term I've heard is "SABLE" (Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy)

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  6. Oh, Mary Jo, I'm delighted to have a name for my 'problem'. Thanks.
    Good luck with the 300 giraffes, Sally!!!! Thanks everybody else - more doodles tomorrow!!!

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  7. Fun! I really like the tree! But, then the giraffe is super cute too!

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  8. the cutest giraffe i've come across! the tree is so lush, i'm sure the giraffe will have great meals out of it. LOL

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