Thursday, April 22, 2010

Spring to Finish

Jacquie is so wonderful to always keep us finishing our projects. I have been slacking lately -- largely because I have been working in my husband's business a lot more. Still, I have a lot of things to finish.
So here's my list of things I'd like to finish by May 31st. Stop me if I get too ambitious. That seems to be my hallmark.
  1. Three bridesmaid dresses
  2. Black Raspberry Mod Sampler
  3. 49ers Quilt
  4. Mod Zoo baby quilt
  5. Guitar Supastar quilt
  6. Secret baby girl quilt
  7. Binding on giraffe quilt
  8. Finish paintbox blocks
  9. Nadia's block
  10. Wendy's block
  11. Amanda's block

Yep, I'm that behind on Common Threads. Of course, as you can see from my sidebar, there are many other projects to finish, but I'm going to have to stop there. I hope to get all these done since some of these babies are already born. Okay. So by May 10th, I have to have at least 5 of these babies done. That's the halfway point, even though I'm starting a little late. Feel free to join in and finish up some of your projects too.

If I finish my list, I will be rewarding myself with the Rural Jardins wovens FQ pack. I am IN LOVE with those. Wish me luck!

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Friday Night Sew-In Results for April

My husband, the scoutmaster, and my son, the Life Scout, usually have a campout on the third Friday of each month. Not so this month, so I didn't have as much time as I wanted to sew this Friday. Here's what I did do.
Blocks for Rachel Griffiths' Pinwheel Sampler quilt-along. I'm all caught up now. Blocks are made with Aster Manor by Three Sisters for Moda and some Quilter's Only (idk what color).
Two weeks' worth of blocks for Anina's Pinwheel Party. Now I am caught up there as well. If I actually stopped joining quilt-alongs, I'm sure I could finish other stuff up on these Friday nights. Ah, well, quilting is quilting. I enjoy it all.
This is one of the 25 string blocks I have to make for ORB round 4, hosted by a different Heidi -- The Wild Circle Surprise. You may recall the wonky nine-patch blocks I made before for this quilt. I swear I'm never going to finish. One-and-a-half down, 23 1/2 to go. (Sigh.) And there's still curved piecing and appliques circles after this. I seriously hope I love this quilt if it ever gets done. Heidi did an amazing job designing this quilt. So involved.
(Edited to add: I have looked for a post with the wonky 9-patches and have been unable to find them. If you don't recall them, it's possible that the reason is that I never posted them here. Go figure!)

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

April's Friday Night Sew-in

I am joining the Friday Night Sew-in again this month. I think the last time I sewed anything was that Friday in March. This month's is April 16th -- next weekend. Go check out all the details on Heidi's blog! There's a giveaway for participating. Plus, you get to check stuff off your list.
This is a pictureless post, because I have internet/computer issues right now. So sorry for not putting the button on here again.