Thursday, July 10, 2014

Finish-A-Long List, Quarter 3

To keep myself in line, I'm going to make this list and hope I can actually do all this by the end of September. I completed 5 out of 7 goals last quarter (one I still haven't shared, since it's a swap package), so I'm feeling (perhaps) overconfident. :)

1. Orange peel baby quilt! Here's a sneak peek. This has a deadline of August 1 so it's urgent. And way too much fun. Don't forget, I'll be explaining my method on Monday!


2. Sister's Ten BOM quilt. This has been a goal since December... *blush*. I've finally started to get through my stack of WIPs and this one is nearing its turn. 'Nuff said. Okay, I should give myself some credit - I did finish the top in April.



3.  AMH Socialite Dress. My friend Amy is going to help me conquer my fear of sewing clothing this summer! I WILL finish this (and start other clothing projects, hopefully). I'm currently making a muslin, and then I'll cut into my Field Study voile (*audible gulp*). I'll probably actually love garment sewing when I'm done. :)


4. Finish the progressive quilt! I want to enter it into the QuiltCon collaborative category, so it needs to be basted, quilted, and bound this summer. I am so excited to work on this one - I just ordered Medium Purple Aurifil Thread from my sponsor, Hawthorne Threads!


5. Finish my sister's t-shirt quilt. The top is done (she helped me put it together!) and all the rest is bought - just not started. I have needles for the stretch fabrics all ready to go.



6. This one is a long shot, but I want to start and finish a wall-hanging for my sister-in-law and her family.  They requested it last winter (I wanted to make them something and they chose this) and I really am looking forward to cutting into my FQ bundle of Sunnyside. I'm going to use the Lighthouse pattern by Fresh Lemon Quilts and Kona White as the background. I also have to start paper-piecing - hopefully I can conquer both that and garment sewing this quarter!


There are bound to be a few new projects in there as usual. I'm not ready to put the medallion on here though, lol. But, I'll be back tomorrow with a finish for the week!

Thanks for Katy of The Littlest Thistle for the extra push to get these done. I'm linking up over there!

Finish Along 2014



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6 comments:

  1. What a pretty list! And hurray for purple thread! I have the Washi pattern and finally got some tracing paper, so I pretty much have no excuse (except finding some time) to make it now. I can't wait to see your dress and fabric choice!

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  2. You can totally do paper piecing!!! Garment sewing is on my list too, so I'm less confident there.... Regardless you're going to have an awesome summer/quarter filled with beautiful fabric!

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  3. Woo hoo for purple! I have realized that I use it in almost everything I make...
    You did great last quarter, so keep going at it. Paper piecing is hard for the first couple of blocks, and then totally makes sense. I like to use templates for irregularly shaped pieces, it really helps.

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  4. Hey I sewed two skirts and a dress for Jade. Then some shorts for Ayden. LOL (you probably don't want to hear that) you can tackle that AMH pattern no prob!;)

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