January 3, 2017
Happy 2017! Wow! Yes, I actually wrote 2017. That seems so unreal. I hope you are feeling rested. Most folks I know are back to work today. I am fortunate enough to have one more day off work. So today it’s just me, Bailey the Wonder Dog, and the chickens, who are enjoying the unseasonably warm weather by begging for bird seed at the back door.
Well, I don’t really have a resolution per say, but I hope to finish some UFOs that have been taking up space. I have a number of flannel squares that I created and embroidered designs on that need to be assembled into something. The original plan was a queen size quilt. I would settle for a throw now, just to get it finished.
I have a baby quilt that needs some sashing, and I’m hoping to improve it with some quilting. I was trying to clean out my stash, and let’s just say the top is not my fav. I was going for soft scrappy granny colors; it’s just washed out to me. Let’s just say I’m struggling with it.
I also found a box of jewel toned fabrics and directions, with a few completed squares for a quilt called Galaxy of Stars that my mother-in-law sent me in 2008. Gasp, the postmark on the box is the only reason I actually know how old it is. There is a TON of fabric in that box. Hmmmm… a little more investigating is needed.
Well, my ultimate goal is to improve my hand guided quilting. These projects will provide me with opportunity practice my skills and hopefully improve, while making for more room in my stash. 🙂
Back to the grind tomorrow!
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you have the best year yet!