Sunday, January 11, 2009

New Year

It's been a long time since I posted anything here.

The pic from the Carol Doak Class had prompted me to eat healthier and exercise. So far, I've only lost 15 pounds, but I'm a work in progress.

Quilting: I have not been sewing for months. It seems that my Quilt room has become a Catch All Room. My goal for the next two months is getting my room in order. It seems that, over the last year, I obtained even MORE fabric and it does not fit on the shelves, it's now spread to the chairs and the sewing table. I really have to STOP buying fabric and work with what I have.

I need a plan.

I'm thinking of removing the dresser that is in the room and putting that in the bedroom. Then take the bins out of the closet so that I can easily get to all my gadgets, WIP, UFOs and other things in the bins. Eventually, EVERYTHING will have to come out of the room so that I can reorganize it all again. I know I have many UFOs. I have blocks just waiting to be put together to form a quilt top. Right off the top of my head I can think of Carol Doak's BOMs, lighthouses, teacups, friendship blocks and sampler blocks. Oh and all those Build a Blocks, postage stamp blocks and various paper pieced blocks that I have done. Many kits, just waiting for me. A quilt top that is in the process of being put together (I HOPE I have all the pieces). Not to mention the tops that I have done that need to be layered, quilted and binded.

Then there's two mystery quilts that are just SCREAMING for me to make them. There's the NYE quilt from the Pickle Group and the newest Quiltville Mystery. I just won't be happy unless I do them. And then from my Blockbuddies group, I want to participate in the challenge and make a potato bag.

I have not joined in any type of block swaps on any of my groups. I must get this room straightened out and then I can go from there.