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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Finally making time to sew again!

Yes, it is true.  I have been absent from blogland since July.  I haven't sewn a stitch either.  I am a middle school teacher who doesn't have a prep period this year.  I am also teaching new things so it takes considerable time to create a new curriculum.  Anyway, I AM BACK!

I started sewing again this week and made up these blocks for a Christmas gift quilt.  It will be a small one and these blocks are very big - 16 inches.  I still need to make two stars and finish one.  The star/flower blocks have curved edges that I turn over and hand stitch down.  I have not yet started that.


My November goals:

1.  The quilt shown above.  It is my One Monthly Goal to completely finish this quilt - piecing, quilting, binding.

2.  Complete the last row in my Dear Jane quilt.  Just ONE MORE ROW LEFT!  YAY!  Now, that does not include the border but I am not going to piece the border.  I am only going to use colored triangles.



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8 comments:

Jennifer Fulton Inquiring Quilter said...

We've missed you! So glad you linked up to Wednesday Wait Loss. That quick Christmas quilt is lovely! I adore the curved star points!

Marie said...

"SEW" glad to see you are back!

Jo said...

Good to see you are sewing again. I am quilting my Americana/Austaliana row quilt today. Finally sending it off to an Aussie Hero... Thankyou.

Warm Quilts said...

It looks like you're back in the groove. Your projects are amazing!

Patty said...

Love all the bright happy fabrics in your quilt top. Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project!

Lynette said...

Hi, Deana!! Sorry work has been so all-consuming for so long. Glad you get some holiday time in the next few weeks! The gift quilt with the curved flower edges is adorable, and WOWOW on being so close to a finished Dear Jane top. I'm really hoping to quilt mine in the next calendar year.

Elaine said...

love your fabrics for DJ, my is languishing - maybe in 2018?

Val's Quilting Studio said...

No prep!!! THAT is NOT good. Good for you to be so perservering! I'll be watching your progress. :)