Thursday, February 2, 2012

February ......

This last week I have been prepping some of my February 'white rabbit projects'........

I have Block 8 of Butterfly Garden ready for hand stitching....



... some secret stuff stitching .....


the next blocks for Some Kind of Wonderful for needleturn applique....


... oh and I found this lovely new BOM.... 6" squares and I wanted a reason to practice my raw edge applique


This is a tree for a swap block.....


... and this is an owl for another swap block....


 I have pulled out a UFO "third born of the children second son's precious T shirts that don't fit but are cut up to sew a quilt"


and ironed on lightweight stiffening so that I can cut the squares and work with them without the folded effect seen here....


trimmed all the half square triangles made into squares 
(I have 34 of those stars to make)


and pinned a UFO quilt top sandwich ready for quilting....


I like to work this way... then they can sit in their own little box until I am ready and in the mood

I guess we all have our own ways of organising our projects... how do you do it?

Gotta go.... things to stitch... tea to sip....

27 comments:

  1. Lots of lovely projects there and you are very organised

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  2. Just love the colours.... and fabrics

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  3. Looks like you have got lots of interesting things there to sew this month. I do the same thing, I have a couple of prep days at the beginning of the month (today is going to be one of them) and then I'm ready to sew whatever takes my fancy for the rest of the month.
    Happy sewing days ahead for both of us. Have fun.

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  4. Very impressive and so well organised!

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  5. I love your collection of projects to work on - everything is so pretty! I make "kits" that include all the supplies for each project - fabric, interfacing, batting, embellishments, zippers etc. --- I keep the bags in a drawer right beside my sewing machine :) Don't laugh - I know how many projects are in there so when it's time for a new project to come out, I use random.org to pick what I'll work on, LOL!! These are all "extra" projects, mind you - not the "Must Do" projects! Ziplock bags aren't very pretty, but they work pretty well!

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  6. You have a busy month ahead of you with all those great projects ,you are very organized. Hugs Sheila

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  7. Very busy at your end of the world...gorgeous projects

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  8. I am tired just from reading about all your organizing. What great projects and what a busy month you will have.

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  9. Fiona you have been a busy girl. Love all your great projects.
    Hugs
    donna

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  10. Wow!! When the mood hits, take advantage!! You are going to be one busy girl!

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  11. Fiona, you are such an organised girl, you put me to shame. I think I would benefit from a few more lists in my life, both crafting and otherwise! Have a lovely month working on your gorgeous projects.

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  12. Oh my gosh.....that is alot to digest and you amaze me because you are keeping up.

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  13. I am worn out just reading your post Fi. I need to have some lessons from you on how to be more organised.

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  14. You know the Nike ---- Just Do It ---- well that is the way I organise. Soldier On, A lot of happy things you are working on, bringing joy to someone, anyone is part of life.

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  15. fantastic list of projects. Can't wait till the end of the month.

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  16. Good heavons Fiona do you sleep?
    What a lovely lot of projects you have there,lots of lovely things on the go,well done.xx

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  17. I've said it before, and I will say it again....you are far too (bleep bleep) organised!! I am putting it down to your warm weather and the reason I don't accomplish as much is because my brain is cold at the moment... that's my excuse anyway! Hugs

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  18. You have been busy - but it sure will make things go faster.

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  19. Fiona Great job and you sure are a busy bee. I am getting t shirts together also to turn them into a quilt. I have never done that before. you use a stiffener, what kind, just a lightweight stablizer of some sort?

    cathy

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  20. It never ceases to amaze me just how much you get done!! I wish I knew how you did it. How do I organise my projects? Organise? Well I dump them in a big messy pile!

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  21. Can you PLEASE pop over and organize me???? Good heavens I can't believe how much you got done!!!

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  22. I think I'll send some UFO's your direction.

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  23. Wow very impressed with how organized you are! Great to see some wip in progress...enjoy!!

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  24. Oh I wish I could be even 1/4 productive as you :)
    Keep up the lovely work.

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  25. You are very organised and you're getting lots done! All your projects are beautiful.

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  26. Wow, you do have lots of projects started. I'm not nearly as organized..
    Mama Bear

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