Monday, 31 March 2008

March Roundup and April Goals

Monday, 31 March 2008
March Roundup

March Stitching Goals
1. Have at least one finish (probably Redwork) - Yes
2. Work on Sleigh Ride - No
3. Work on Cirque des Cercles - No
4. Start and finish my Monthly Small Start (Coeur de Brodeuse - Tournicoton) - Started but not finished
5. 'Finish' an item from the list below - Yes Alyssum Scissor Pocket is done
6. Work on Red Threads - Yes
7. Work on Grandma's Thread Minder - Yes

Stitching New Starts:
Couer de Brodeuse - Tournicoton (monthly small start)
Wedding Sampler - Dimensions Daydreams Kit (gift)

Stitching Finishes:
Rosewood Manor - Red Threads Redwork
Wedding Sampler - Dimensions Daydreams Kit

Other WIPs that had some attention
Bent Creek's Big Zipper

Books Read
The Nanny - Melissa Nathan
The St Clare's Series - Enid Blyton (7 books)
The No1 Ladies Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
Tears of the Giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith
Morality for Beautiful Girls - Alexander McCall Smith
The Kalahari Typing School for Men - Alexander McCall Smith
The Full Cupboard of Life - Alexander McCall Smith
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies - Alexander McCall Smith
Blue Shoes and Happiness - Alexander McCall Smith
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive - Alexander McCall Smith
The Witch Trade - Michael Molloy

March Quilting Goals
Finish second Jungle Quilt - Quilting and Binding needed
Start third Jungle Quilt - Yes
Make two squares for the Monkey Buttons Star Quilt - Yes
Finish one of my current WIPs - Yes
Make up the Log Cabin Squares from my last class - Yes

April Stitching Goals
1. Have at least one finish (probably Coeur de Brodeuse)
2. 'Finish' an item from the list below
3. Work on Grandma's Thread Minder
4. Work on The Big Zipper
5. Work on Sleigh Ride

Projects Requiring Finishing

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

April Quilting Goals
1. Finish the first three Jungle quilts as they all need to be gifted this month
2. Finish some of my other WIPs so I can start something new in May

No course this month as we're on holiday for two weeks

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. Coeur de Brodeuse
28. Spring Lineup - The Trilogy

Photos to follow - we went out and had lots of fun in the sunshine with Lia yesterday so all my Sunday plans were abandoned...



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