Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June goals - Focus!

I find that setting goals - even when I fall short - helps me focus to get things done. I even do this at work, with a To Do list going all the time on my desk. And right now my work goal list is much longer than I would like it to be. And my sewing goal list keeps growing too.

For June I've set some easy goals . . .

  • clean my sewing room
  • 2 Saturday Sampler blocks
  • 3 yellow RSC14 blocks (1 is done already)
  • finish the scrappy pillow
  • layer and quilt my Halloween Spicy Spiral table runner
  • work on Heart 'n Spool exchange blocks (due in August)
And I also need to tackle some UFOs again - I currently have 3 large quilts that need binding. And there are 2 more quilts at the quilters that may be ready soon. It is so easy to procrastinate on these when the weather is so warm. I love to bind in the winter when I can snuggle under the quilt while I stitch. So I'm not going to put any of this binding on my "To Do" list. If I do any of it - great, it's a bonus. And if I don't get to it then I don't need to feel guilty.

3 comments:

  1. I am the same way with binding and I have a lot of it to do. That's the downside to getting quilting time, the binding really piles up! I know my June list is too long, but I'll work on it.

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  2. I've starting setting small goals for myself and have been surprised that I've accomplished them and even more.

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  3. I'm the same way in the summer - "heavy" projects are for cold weather! Last summer I got a bunch of UFOs to flimsy stage... I might have to go that route again for some motivation.

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