Well, I sure fell down on keeping this post up! I did learn a few things for my next "Challenge!".
Here is my beginning list:
Halloween bags--done September 27
Cup wraps--done end of November
Advent Calendars--started September 29
Pillowcases--Done! October 22
Purse/pocketbook--new fabric bought
Nativity wall hanging--not even close!
I feel pretty good overall! I could have gotten more done if I had worked on things every night, but work got in the way and pooped me out quite a bit. I did manage to get a couple things done that I hadn't planned on so everything was a wash. I will be doing another "Challenge!" after the first of the year, but I am not going to post every day. Of course I already have a few things on this list and not all of them are quilt type projects....
Thanks for joining me on my 1st "Challenge!" journey and hope to see you again.
Saturday December 11, 2010
Oh boy have I been bad! I don't even have the excuse of actually getting my "Challenge!" items done. To much work and not enough sewing!
Friday November 26, 2010
Well, I have to confess that I have fallen down on my job. I have not worked on the Advent calendars any more so I am sure I won't be getting them done and out the door for the grandkids this Christmas. BUT now that I have the idea I will get them done early for next year!
Saturday November 20, 2010
Boy, have I been bad!! I didn't realize it had been a week since I posted!! I did get a little more done on the Calendars--pinned all the numbers on the blocks after cutting out the numbers. Then the craft fair caught up with me.
Sunday November 14, 2010
No extra work today. Great day at church and caught up on some rest....
Saturday November 13, 2010
Yippee! I cut out all of the numbers I have embroidered and pinned them on the blocks. One step closer!
Friday November 12, 2010
Yippee!! Some more numbers embroidered!! I just may get these done yet!
Thursday November 11, 2010
Work pooped me out. Lucky I made it through the day. Did you tell a Vet 'Thank you!' today?
Wednesday November 10, 2010
Finally started working on the Advent Calendars....
Tuesday November 9, 2010
Have you smelled the brain cells burning? Have been thinking of how I want to put together all of my Christmas fabric from swaps a couple years ago. I think I have it!
Monday November 8, 2010
Lazy day. Not feeling the best....
Sunday November 7, 2010
Church, nap and being lazy....
Saturday November 6, 2010
Friday November 5, 2010
Still no luck finding a patter I like. I guess I just need to dream one up myself........
Thursday November 4, 2010
Worked on finding an Advent Calendar pattern I like..... no luck yet!
Wednesday November 3, 2010
Today I did manage to get some birthday blocks made that I was behind on. Nothing on the "Challenge!" though.
Tuesday November 2, 2010
Yep, you guessed it, nothing done tonight...
Monday November 1, 2010
Oh boy, I have been bad, bad, bad!!! I haven't even gotten on the computer to do anything since last Tuesday!!! My 'buddy' arrived on Wednesday and my "Challenge!" went right out the window...... I did look for some embroidery patterns for the coffee wraps, so am one step further with that project.
Tuesday October 25, 2010
Nope, nothing tonight either....... I am anxiously waiting for my new 'buddy'....... TOMORROW~
Monday October 24, 2010
Oh my, I forgot to post yesterday.... Nope, it was a quiet night and I did nothing on my "Challenge!".
Sunday October 24, 2010
Good evening all of my "Challenge!" followers...... No, I was a wimp today!!! I did managed to finish my wash----does that count?
Saturday October 23, 2010
Re-arranged the quilt room in anticipation of my new quilting buddy. For my "Challenge!" list I cut apart my cup and have the beginnings of my pattern for the wraps. I also can get to my embroidery machine to be able to embroider on the wrap and maybe do the other design for the Advent Calendars.
Friday October 22, 2010
Yahoo!!! All pillow cases are DONE! I also, finished 2 UFO shirts for my DH that I cut out at least 2 years ago. So I guess I have made up for not getting anything done all week....
Thursday October 21, 2010
I was so upset with my self not getting anything done this week...... I really need to do better!
Wednesday October 20, 2010
I can not believe how long it took me to get my work done at work today....... Then I had an appointment, so needless to say, nothing was accomplished today...... At least the internet is up and running!
Tuesday October 19, 2010
Work got in the way and a visit with the sister, who just hit town for the winter, then the internet was down......
Monday October 18, 2010
Nothing getting done tonight.... pooped. But I did get the pillow cases turned right side out and pressed last night. I even tore one apart because I messed it up :(......
Sunday October 17, 2010
As of right now, nothing but the nap has been accomplished! Maybe 'yater' as my grandson use to say.....
Saturday October 16, 2010
We have the munchkin today and tonight, so I don't believe anything will get done with my "Challenge!" today. I should get the ironing board out and turn the pillow cases to get them ready to do the last little bit of stitching and folding. Time will tell!
Friday October 15, 2010
It seems I have been a day behind on posting here lately...... After running all over the valley for work most of the AM and early PM I managed to get home and sewed all of the pillow cases, tucked in the serged thread ends, glued ends down to they won't come apart. Yippee, I am way ahead of any year so far.
Thursday October 14, 2010
Nope, absolutely no progress here tonight. I'd sew through my fingers if I tried and the serger would really hurt!
Wednesday October 13, 2010
Yippee! I managed to get 3 pillow cases sewn together today! Need to do a little finish work on them, but that's 3 more than I had done yesterday! I hope to get to the rest of them tomorrow night!
Tuesday October 12, 2010
Nothing getting done tonight so far. I may manage to get off this computer for a few minutes and cut the last 2 pillow cases. I hope to hit the sewing machine tomorrow!!
Monday October 11, 2010
Oh my, I forgot to post here again! No cutting or sewing today, just picked up the last 2 yards of fabric for the last 2 pillow cases.
Sunday October 10, 2010
Today would have been my grandmother Garrett's birthday! She was born in the late 1800's, so she would be between 110 and 120 if she was still with us..... Neat lady! Onward to the "Challenge!". I am happy to report that I cut out the bodies of 10 pillowcases today! Yippee! Now onto the sewing.
Saturday October 9, 2010
I was out of town most of the day celebrating! I did manage to stop at a LQS on my way home and picked up some yummy Laural Burch fabric. I'll post when I get it made up!
Friday October 8, 2010
Whoops! I forgot to post! There was nothing to report, so I guess that is why I forgot.
Thursday October 7, 2010
Sorry to report that today is another, 'NOT' day! Like in 'NOT' getting anything accomplished!
Wednesday October 6, 2010
Well, today was not a productive day. Went in to work for 1/2 day this afternoon, so the projects for the "Challenge!" still sit on the table in the living room untouched...... see what I did accomplish on the main page post for today....
Tuesday October 5, 2010
Good evening "Challenge!" followers! Tonight I feel pretty good about my progress. I did the hard part yesterday with picking out fabric, so tonight I managed to get several bands and cuffs cut out for the pillow cases. I'm really gonna' try to finish these by the weekend, but we shall see!
Monday October 4, 2010
Good evening bloggers and friends!! I have pulled out fabric for pillowcases tonight! I think I have at least the main part of the case picked out and part of the bands and I am going to do a white on white border. I had to find my pattern and did accomplish that too, without to much fuss. I just went to the computer and re-printed it. I also cut out a birthday block tonight, even though that isn't on the list, but still needs to get done. Have a great night all!
Sunday October 3, 2010
Nothing is going to be done on the "Challenge!" today. It is Conference weekend and I am going to Church in my jammies
Saturday October 2, 2010
First I have to say 'Happy Birthday' to a nephew! His um, lets see, um........ 48th ????? birthday was today!! If not exact, I'm close..... Onward to the "Challenge!" I sewed and turned the pouches for the Advent Calendar tonight. So some more 'progress' instead of 'stagnation'....
Friday October 1, 2010
Well, I forgot to post yesterday....... I remembered on MQB, but forgot here until I was in bed half asleep..... I managed to get the backings cut an pinned on the pouches for the Advent Calendar!! I sure didn't feel like it, but knew I had to do SOMETHING on my list.....
Thursday September 30, 2010
Not going to anything done on my projects tonight. Just plum lazy.... At least I went for a walk when I got home. Supper is done and that bed in the other room is starting to look real inviting!
Wednesday September 29, 2010
Today the Halloween bags went in the mail!!! The love seat was moved into it's rightful place and I was able to go tub diving. That is similar to dumpster diving, but cleaner ;o. I finally found the Advent Calendars I was looking for along with a few other kids panels I bought. I had one of the calendars cut apart so I worked on that one for about a 1/2 hour, so I am feeling good about this project so far. Will see what I can get done on these tomorrow. For now, good night!
Tuesday September 28, 2010
Well today life got in the way!! I decided to look for the Advent Calendars that I bought last year, but they weren't in the bucket I thought I put them in. I would have gone out to the old sewing room, but there is a love seat in the way and I just didn't have the energy to move the thing. So, I will get to it tomorrow and maybe I will be able to find what I am looking for......
Monday September 27, 2010
Yippee! I have accomplished my first item on my "Challenge!" list..... I'll post pics after I take some and get them down loaded. Now I need to get on over and check out the 'gossip' on my forums. See you all tomorrow!
Sunday September 26, 2010
The "Challenge!" on My Quilting Buddies is going to start on October 1, 2010, so if you want to join in on the fun get on over there and become a member!
Today I didn't work on any of my "Challenge!" items, but did pick out the fabric and cut out the Halloween bags I want to make yesterday. Today I accomplished a nap!! I hope everyone is having a great day and will have a better week! See you all tomorrow........
Saturday September 25, 2010
To get myself motivated to get things done I am starting a "Challenge!". This one happens to be a "90 Day Challenge!". I have it posted on My Quilting Buddies with prizes and requirements, but of course I put the wrong start date down....... I have asked the members over there when they would like to start it---either on October 1st or 25th. That would make it a 60 or 85 day "Challenge!" instead of a 90 day one.... I am going to stick to my "90 Day Challenge!" because I need all the help I can get.
So here is my list in order of importance: