Sunday, January 13, 2013

A List

Arggh, matey! I've got a quilt to finish, and need a little prod with the old peg leg, a little parrot voice on my shoulder to egg me on.

I need to finish my boy's pirate quilt, so I'm joining up with the Leanne's Finish-along at She Can Quilt.

Here's my official list for Q1:

1. Pirate Quilt. I need to put all these pieces together in a cohesive way!


2. Madrona Road Quilt Guild Challenge


I am making a paper piecing template for this today (a copy of an existing quilt pattern, but I don't think I have the patience to make the pattern as originally designed) - it will be a cushion cover, not a quilt -- hey, I know my limitations!

3. Princess and the Pea mini-quilt 


I have got as far as sewing one panel onto this (mostly because the panel I received from Spoonflower had almost no seam allowance at the bottom of the panel, and I was worried it would fray if I didn't put something there right away! This will have a little patchwork frame, with some embroidery at the bottom.

4. Japanese x and + blocks.


Hopefully these will be turned into a table runner, or pot holders, or, well, something!

Of course there are quite a few unofficial projects that I want to be working on (but haven't started yet), such as:

1. Dining chair slip covers. I bought some new (to me) chairs that match my old chairs, except the backs are about 1 1/2" inches taller. I made slip covers for my old chairs, but will have to draft a new pattern for the new ones, and since I can't get anymore of the fabric I used for my old chairs, I will probably replace those covers too. Hoping to get these done before my in-laws arrive on Feb 8. Hah!

2. VMQG name tag challenge. Have to get this done this week!

3. Baby quilt for an impending niece/nephew.

4. Applique onesies for said baby.

Okay, this could go on for a while, but I'll leave it at that, before it becomes embarrassing.

There's still a few hours left to link up with the Q1 Finish-along, if you feel so inclined!

she can quilt

I'll also link up with Plum and June's Monday Let's Get Acquainted link-up tomorrow.

Plum and June

Thanks for visiting!

11 comments:

  1. Sounds like a lot of fun projects. I am about to FAL fail because I haven't written a list yet and I know the deadline is looming.

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  2. That's quite a list but full of wonderful things - and I can't wait to see the pirate quilt!

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  3. I'm also looking forward to the pirate quilt. Boys and pirates, treasures and ships and eye patches and swords...are all meant to be together. Enjoy.

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  4. Love that darling pirate quilt!

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  5. Looks like there will be lots of lovely things to see around here soon :-)

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  6. That is quite a list! You can do it! I love that pirate quilt. I'm starting to wonder if the only reason I want kids is so I can make them adorable things...

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  7. What a fun list! I still love that pirate quilt!

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  8. Good luck with your finishes!

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  9. Wow! that is a lot of projects. Very impressive. I'm looking forward to seeing howthe pirate's quilt turns out.
    Happy sewing.

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  10. These are fun projects, I love that pirate and the ship! I am glad you made it into the FAL in time, I am slowly getting to visit all the lists.

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  11. Some great Pro Craftinating going on here ... nice work! I love the pirate quilt. I came in from the Monday Link Up and I will be following to see more crafty and quilty goodness... :) Pat

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