Monday, January 7, 2013

First Finishes and Accountability

I have one more week off work so I'm trying to get everything 
together/organized before heading back. I have so many projects at 
various stages of completion that I don't even count or consider some 
when taking inventory of my Works In Progress (WIP). 
Sad huh?  
In an effort to take back control I thought I would join in 
Each month I will attempt to complete one project or part of the project, 
post it and join their link up.


For January I will be working on my quilt for do. Good Stitches, Cheer Group. 
I need to make about 12 of these blocks to have a good size top. 
The actual goal is to make the blocks and complete the top. 
I wont be able to get it layered, basted and quilted this month,
but at least it will be on its way to done. 

Here's a few fluttering butterflies from the members of the Cheer Group

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Head on over to the Link Up for A lovely Year of Finishes and
get inspired to work on some of your projects or just cheer us all on.

And now for my first few finishes of the year.

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Two of my grandchildren got kitchens for Christmas so they needed a couple oven mitts.
This is my own pattern and my second attempt to get everything worked out how I wanted.
I'm happy with the way they turned out.
Now I just need to make about 4 more.


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Then, I made these little pillows.
The adult pillows were just too large for the children's little necks.
I made the pillow insert and the cases. I actually made four pillows and eight cases.
I think they're cute, hopefully the children will love them.

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I'll be back soon with the last finish of 2012.
I have photos, but my daughter has better ones.

Hope your New Year is off to a great start.

Happy Stitching

2 comments:

  1. Those mini pillows are too cute. Love those mini mitts too.

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