Friday, 29 February 2008

February Roundup and March Goals

Friday, 29 February 2008
February Roundup

February Stitching Goals

1. Make significant progress on Cirque des Cercles - done
2. Make significant progress on Sleigh Ride - nope but I shall pick this up in March
3. In honour of 'Finish it February' properly finish as many of my 9 outstanding projects as possible - two finished and the bits and bobs needed for the other finishes have been purchased (some ribbon and felt)
4. Start and finish my Monthly Small Start - yes

Stitching Finishes:

First Moon Colony - Bent Creek
Sue Hawkins Bookmarker
Santa Cushion - The Stitching Shed (made up)
Spring Fever Tuffet - The Cat's Whiskers (made up)

Stitching New Starts:

First Moon Colony - Bent Creek (February Small Start, also finished)
Spring Lineup - The Trilogy (five finishes start)
Sue Hawkins Bookmarker (a gift, also finished)

Other WIPs that had some attention

Red Threads - Bent Creek

Books Read

The Accidental - Ali Smith
Ottoline Goes to School - Chris Riddell
Teacher, Teacher - Jack Sheffield
Black Heart of Jamaica - Julia Golding
Going Home - Harriet Evans

February Quilting Goals

Finish first Jungle Quilt - almost, just the binding left
Make progress on second Jungle Quilt - I've actually cut all the pieces for the other five quilts
Finish secret gift quilt - done and gifted
Make two squares for the Monkey Buttons Star Quilt - nope but I will definitely do them in March.

March Stitching Goals

1. Have at least one finish (probably the Redwork)
2. Work on Sleigh Ride
3. Work on Cirque des Cercles
4. Start and finish my Monthly Small Start (Coeur de Brodeuse - Tournicoton)
5. 'Finish' an item from the list below
6. Work on Red Threads
7. Work on Grandma's Thread Minder

Projects Requiring Finishing

Redwork Bourse
Redwork Pinkeep
Eliza Jane's Needlekeep
Alyssum Scissor Pocket
Bird's of a Feather Accessories - Needlebook, Scissor Pocket and Fob

March Quilting Goals

Finish second Jungle Quilt
Start third Jungle Quilt
Make two squares for the Monkey Buttons Star Quilt
Finish one of my current WIPs
Make up the Log Cabin Squares from my last class

I'll also be attending the next quilting course on the 15th to learn the curves technique

Current Stitching WIP List

1. Stitchy Kitty - Snowman Trio
2. Stitchin'Spirations - Getting Lost in a Blackwork Maze
3. Bothy Threads - Row of Christmas Fairies
4. Dimensions - Sleigh Ride
5. Ink Circles - Cirque de Cercles
6. Michael Powell - Cottage Garden 2
7. Be Attitudes Afghan
8. Santa's Journey Afghan
9. The Cat's Whiskers - Birds of a Feather Dilly Bag
10. The Cat's Whiskers - Grandma's Thread Minder
11. Bent Creek - The Big Zipper
12. Bent Creek - Red Threads
13. Midsummer Night Designs - Heaven's Above
14. Teresa Wentzler - Tradewinds*
15. Dragon Dreams - Dragon Virtues Afghan*
16. Brightneedle - Garden Party
17. DMC - Wild Ones Alphabet*
18. Michael Powell - Handmade Houses 4
19. Bothy Threads - Cut Thru Fairy Hill
20. Millhouse Designs - Charlie is Born
21. Dracolair - Dawn Awakening*
22. Bent Creek - Snapperville Series
23. Long Dog - St Germain
24. Noah's Sub*
25. Just Nan - Four Wishes
26. Stitchin'Spirations - Lost in a Blackwork Maze
27. Rosewood Manor - Red Threads Redwork
28. Spring Lineup - The Trilogy


Sheila said...

Crikey - those are real lists!!! Congrats on all your finishes and good luck with this month´s goals.


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