Monday, July 11, 2016

Second Quarter Finishes and Third Quarter goals for FAL


This was my first finish of the second quarter.
I did finish quilting this top!




















This was my second and third goal met for the quarter. I did finish piecing the mystery quilt and I did piece the back. 

















Below are my third quarter goals:

Stitch the President's blocks into a top. This is a sample of one block at left. I got close to finishing this goal at the end of June; but, didn't quite make it so I'm rolling it over to the next quarter!

I am adding that I will also:
Piece a back for it
Pin Baste it
Quilt it!

Notice that I didn't write that I would also have the binding, label and sleeve finished too!

butterfly quilt--get it pin basted


















TQS BOM--figure out the embroidery for the border that I want to add, 





















Five past book club and one current book club projects:

Finish this little top.


Add the skinny pieces to liven up the background and appliqué the flowers to finish the top.





















Add the quilting to this project. I also want to add some beads which will be a first for me!
















Figure out how to fit the bridge on this piece and what to do with the open bottom right corner:


These are two starts to book club quilts. . .Are you seeing a pattern??? I must return to my word for the year. . .FOCUS on finishing!!!

 





Keep putting in a little time each month on appliquéing the pieces that over lap the blocks on this chicken wall hanging. I only stitched on it three times in the last quarter. I'm thinking that I need to designate a day to work on it each week to really make progress!



















Finish the online mystery BOM top. I just have the last clue to complete!



















Begin a pieced/embroidery project to keep the dust off of my embroidery skills!

























Start new projects.
Finish this little bib. I picked it up at a "sale" for less than a quarter. I figure it would make a good add on gift for a baby shower.



This is the fabric for a pieced, appliqué and embroidered project! I have it cut out; but, haven't started stitching!




















I also need a new bag to carry my quilt projects. I have this bag of selvages to work with:


Sew another 50 yards from my stash during the year. I've been using fabrics from my stash; but, since I haven't completed much using them, I haven't listed where I am on that goal. 


Have FUN!


This is a lot for a list and many of the projects are hold overs from the first quarter. I'm okay with that. As long as I'm making progress, I don't mind having long lists!  Also, I have found that if I am more specific about the result of the progress, I make more progress!

8 comments:

  1. Wow! It's all so incredible! I love how your hexagon quilt turned out and can't wait to see how the other projects move along. It looks like you are the same type of quilter that I am: Squirrel! (Think of the movie "Up")

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    1. Nancy, I haven't seen the movie ,"Up"; but, I can relate to "Squirrel" in thinking like a dog! Yes, Nancy, you're correct! I sure don't want to be bored! ;) ;) I can't wait to see how these projects turn out either!--Terry

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  2. You never cease to amaze me! Your progress is terrific, and your future intentions look pretty interesting. I certainly agree with your last statement about getting more progression accomplished when you get more specific on what constitutes progress to oneself! I certainly enjoy your posts, and a big thank you for all the great comments on my blog. Ivebeen a bit remiss at posting follow ups. I've just been in the 'get things finished' mode and not spending much time online lately.

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    1. Luann, I understand about being in the "get things finished" mode and staying off line! I can sure lose a lot of time visiting online! Being specific really has helped and it has helped when I've been stuck too. Sometimes, I can't pin point what makes me stuck! I look forward to reading about what you are doing. --Terry

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  3. You give new meaning to the words, "Stay focused," Terry! You are amazing. ~Gail

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    1. Gail--I'm watching my to do list grow ever longer!!! I am making progress--that's true--just not at the pace I think I should! ha!!
      Focus, Focus, Focus!!! ---Terry

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  4. Oh you have a challenging list of lovely wips!! That butterfly is going to be gorgeous!! On behalf of the FAL team, thanks for sewing along with us!

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    1. Debbie, thanks for visiting! That butterfly will be the next big quilt to be pin basted. . .I'm finishing a big quilt so more pins are becoming available!!--Terry

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