Monday, August 31, 2015

Better late than never

"Better late than never" - that was my theory about setting goals for the last week of August and I did focus a lot more on finishes by having a list. I feel such satisfaction with checking things off that list to say they're DONE.  I feel just a little less focused! 

I even managed to finish the top of a UFO this weekend and that is exciting.


The center block is one that I won a few years ago in a Giveaway and I framed it with some stash fabric. The 12 blocks framing that are from a Halloween block swap I participated in last fall. 3 of those 12 were mine from the swap, and the other 9 were from the other swappers. I bought the stripe last spring to use for the sashing and binding, but the black outer border and the cornerstones are from my stash. Yay!!


  1. sew buttons on all 6 of the 5 minute tablerunners - DONE
  2. finish binding on Trip Around The World UFO - DONE
  3. applique my signature block for guild President's quilt - DONE
  4. 2 mini blocks for this month's Saturday Sampler
  5. finish hand blanket stitching on 1 Saturday Sampler applique block
  6. sandwich Minnesota wall hanging and plan quilting - DONE
  7. plan layout for Halloween UFO (block swap from last year) - Flimsy is DONE
And . . . YES . . . I did finish a few things in August other than this little list.
  • Dinosaur print kid quilt entirely from stash (DONE & ready to gift)
  • 5 minutes table runners (6 of them!)
  • caught up my RSC15 blocks and have 2 rows pieced
  • some random blocks (Saturday Sampler & Traveling Stars)
  • 2 rows made for Row By Row Experience

2 comments:

  1. Great quilt! I am not a Halloween person, but this is a great quilt. How nice that you were able to get all of your swap projects to come together in one quilt. And the stripe and outer border fabrics are perfect.

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  2. A fun finish! I especially like the sashing fabric.

    It's time for me to start making lists again.

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