Monday, April 18, 2022

Graceful Moments Flimsy

 It's been about six weeks since I last made a sewing project list. I've primarily been spending my time working on staining the wood in the basement, which is nearly finished. I've blogged about it over at the house blog here.

We had company in town last month so I ended up packing up my mountain of fabric in the guest bedroom. I had six boxes of fabric!! Once we've finished moving around the furniture, I'll start unpacking and ironing them.

Last Friday, I had planned to participate in Friday Night With Friends, but instead, we ended up spending our older dog's last day with her. I was pretty sad over the weekend so I went and hid up in my sewing room and sewed for the weekend.

On the bright side, I finished my One Monthly Goal. These were some fabric scraps I was gifted recently and I decided to turn them into a lap quilt. I think it turned out fairly well, though I did make lots of mistakes I had to rip out and fix. I was not at my best this past weekend, but it is finished now.

My list for next time is:
  1. Finish my Pink blocks for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge.
  2. Figure out what quilt project to start next.
  3. Start quilting all my quilt flimsies once the long arm is delivered.
I am linking up with Design Wall Monday, Tuesday ToDo and once it's available, One Monthly Goal.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

April One Monthly Goal

My main monthly goal for April is to get my house furniture rearranged so I can take delivery on my new Handiquilter Infinity, but that doesn't count for this particular linkup. Once I actually take delivery, I will start churning out quilts. I have 16 flimsies stowed away and ready for quilting!

Anyway, since I needed to come up with a project I could actually finish with not a lot of free time for sewing, I decided to choose this little scrap quilt to work on.
Even with a new long arm machine to play with, I should be able to finish this little flimsy.

I'm linking up with Elm Street Quilt's April OMG linkup.

Friday, April 1, 2022

Apr Friday Night w/Friends

I started my Friday Night with Friends a bit earlier in the day; I was alternating sewing with other projects. I managed to finish nine more of my stained glass blocks!! 
I had a whole lot of chunks already assembled so when I focused on combining them to make blocks, it went fairly quickly. Most of these still need to be trimmed down to the 10½" finished size.

I'm happy, and a little surprised, that I actually managed to finish this goal. 

Now, onto next month's RSC color: Pink. I won't be making any stained glass blocks in pink; they're not needed for my plan.
Drop on by the Friday Night with Friends linkup to see what everyone else is working on.

Now I need to figure out what I want to finish during April.