Wednesday, January 4, 2017

2017, looking forward....

It's time to get my thoughts organised for 2017!

I have three quilts waiting to be quilted....


Oh Christmas Tree,


Dream Catcher


and Boxes of Cotton & Steel

One quilt waiting for a friendship block to arrive...

(which may have actually arrived today!)


for Chucky's in Love.

I may get this one professionally quilted?

I've even prepared labels for these four quilts! 


How's that for being organised!?

And of course I have started something new....


"A Wild Ride"....



 a fabulous pattern by Jen Kingwell!


And a growing list of quilts I'd really like to make!

I'm in a new bee, so there's another one!


More on that soon!

Happy sewing!

SUZ


11 comments:

  1. I guess that means you decided not to back Dream Catcher with the Cotton and Steel. Looking forward to hearing about your new Bee - where do you find out about these?

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  2. Fun to read this post today--gets me revved up to get going! I love your recent finishes, and look forward to seeing them all quilted. Now I'm off to make a New York Beauty block!

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  3. A true quilter then is one who has several quilt tops awaiting quilting! Join my club. I don't know how I manage to get caught up on quilting and then, bam, have three new tops done that need quilting. That Wild Ride quilt is truly interesting. Looks like some tricky machine-piecing to get those points just so. Hope you enjoy your new bee. I find myself completely shying away from bees, swaps, BOMs, and even "getting organized" with a planner, or UFO list, or "what I want to make" list. All those things make me feel OBLIGATED, and that just saps the fun out of what I like doing. I know I'm in the minority on this - people are looking for ways to be motivated - but I will settle for watching everyone else enjoy themselves. I hope you do!

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  4. Some great projects on the go here! I really love your 'wild ride' - lots of wonderful scrappy colour!

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  5. Even your quilt labels are beautifully made! Love all of the quilts and projects; your Dream Catcher is just amazing.

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  6. All of the finished quilt tops are looking amazing.
    Wouldn't it be lovely to be able to afford sending all of them to a long arm quilter and not have to bother with all that hard work!
    I am also liking the look of the new one you have started. They are really interesting blocks.

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  7. The only way I'm going to catch up with my quilts to be quilted is to stop making quilts :) You are so organised having the quilt labels ready to go. Looking forward to seeing the Wild Ride evolve, it looks wild.

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  8. Happy New Year! You have made a very good start on your projects for 2017! The Dream Catcher is beautiful!

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  9. Happy New Year Susan. so much gorgeous colour in all of your work - I love it.

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  10. Absolutely adore that little Xmas tree quilt. Yip - should be all finished for Xmas! Of course, the other projects don't look too shabby either! Looks like another busy year...

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  11. Wow... and I love how organised you are!!!

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