Saturday, April 18, 2009

Yes, I did sew today

On and off I read about people being in a quilting slump - I find for myself the more I get done the more motivated I am to having not sewn anything in the last week or so I haven't really been motivated to quilt but today I turned on the sewing machine and worked on assembling the blocks to Adam's Boxed Squares. Of course it doesn't help that assembling blocks into tops is one of my least favorite tasks so it's easy to procrastinate.

Another motivating factor for me are my lists - so here's the new one. Since I've been traveling this month and I'll be traveling again in May, I'm going to try and accomplish the following by May 31st.

  • Quilt 10 tops
  • Bind quilts - I have 8 here that need binding plus once I start quilting that number will climb so lets set this goal at 10 quilts.
  • Complete Adam's Boxed Squares tops -- I have to assemble what's on the design wall, make blocks for another 3 rows and assemble them, and put a border on it.
  • Make more QAYG blocks for Australia - I have until the end of April for this HeartStrings project
  • Make a set of 48 log cabin blocks from my strings.
Once I get going I should pick up some steam!

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meggie said...

Good luck with your steam gathering!
I am stagnant at everything at present. I have done some Spring cleaning in Autumn, lol, I have purchased the ingredients to make a cake, & I have fabric chosen for a quilt for a friend. In the meantime I found a nice book to read! I really need a Kindle!

jan said...

Hi Mary, I just know youwill achieve all this, as you say, once you get back into the swing, you roll along quite nicely and get things done. Well done on the new list. Whew, me? I'm exhausted just reading it. lol Janet

Carlotta said...

Oooh Whee, you are going to be busy!! After all of that, you'll be due for that break you have planned.
~Tootles for now!

YankeeQuilter said...

That is an awe inspiring list...even more amazing is I am fairly sure you will finish everything on it!

GARI said...

Well, once again I got tired just reading your list. All that and travel, too? Where do you get all your energy?

Lori in South Dakota said...

Oh boy, that's a BIG list!

mau said...

Energizer Rabbit back at work I see. Have a great weekend. Here we are having 80-90degrees all next week.

Linnie Quilts said...

I am always in awe of the number of goals that you set for yourself and you actually ACHIEVE them, too! You go girl!!

Flatlander (Linda)

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