Monday, 13 January 2014

FAL 2014 Q1- Reene's list

So, after receiving a gentle nudge from Katy I've decided to bite the bullet and join in on the Finish Along 2014. Having said I've got a ton of things to finish I need to be more specific for purposes of the FAL. I'm going to try and be realistic in setting my targets!
1. The Not-so-Lonestar quilt - as you know I started this one in 2011, it has since been unpicked and started again so it's almost as though I only it started in 2013 ;) I am utterly determined to finish it this year!
2. Diamonds, kites and stars EPP - I started this one in September when I was recovering from my op. I feel a bit of cheat adding this one to the list as I've just finished it but as I'd already mentioned it as a WIP here I'm kidding myself that I can get away with it ;)
 3. Quilt and Stitch Village competition quilts - I think I'm safe adding this as I have the ideas firmly in my stitching journal and have just sent off the entry forms. Last year Susan and I dared each other to have a go this year, so we have both filled out the forms with trepidation and sent them on their way. In my infinite wisdom I've decided to enter 2 quilts that haven't yet been made. One low volume improv quilt and one bright and fun medallion. These must be done this quarter without fail!
4. Crochet blanket - I couldn't find any pictures of this on my computer but there are quite a few over on instagram. I started this when the cold weather set in and would really like to get it finished before Spring other wise it will be relegated to the back of cupboard somewhere :) So far I have 9 rows completed of a total of 16.
I think that's enough to be going on with for now. I'm looking forward to having more encouragement to keep to the task so thank you very much Katy for organising :) Catch you soon x

8 comments:

  1. Gently nudge? Didn't you feel my toe up your backside? ;o) Good luck with the list, hope I get to see #3 in person :o)

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  2. best of luck with your plans, you certainly have some goals here, especially for meeting the deadline for the quilt show

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  3. well done .. NOW get sewing esp as you have a deadline with 2 to finish for the quilt show!! ekkkkkk !

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  4. Please make modern quilts for the show and show what quilting can be in modern fabrics. Go for it. Di x

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  5. I'm making a brown, orange and dark green quilt for Quilt and Stitch village, it will fit right in hahahaha!

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  6. No.2!!!!!!!!!!???????????? No!
    Looking forward to No.3 xxx

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  7. No 1 is stunning and I'm really excited to see what you do with No 3 - good luck!

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