Monday, November 15, 2010

Make-A-List Monday #21! And the 15th post for NaBloPoMo....

Hi, all!

It's a foggy morning in Middle Tennessee - it makes it feel kind of quiet and introspective here.  My friend Mike came and used his giant mower to chew up all our leaves this weekend, so I can actually see grass in my backyard - it makes a pretty picture as I see the horses coming out to eat, walking through the fog.

I had a good, productive week - here's the rundown on last week's list:


1.  Finish the Dr. Seuss quilt for the quilt ministry.  Done!  This quilt came out so nice - you can read the full story in my blogpost from last Friday.


2.  Piece at least one back for the three memory quilts job.  Done!  I pieced all three backs, PLUS I finished quilting two of them - now on to the binding!!

3.  Pull fabric for a man's quilt for quilt ministry.  I've started working on this - I think I am going to use reclaimed men's shirts for the fabric for this quilt, and I spent Friday evening cutting out the usable fabric from the seams on a pile of shirts!  Now to drag out my GO! Cutter and get cutting!!

4.  Catch up on blocks for Wed. night sewing group.  Done!  This week we start on HSTs - that should be fun!!

5.  Create mug rug pattern for Christmas gifts.  I've drawn several designs and hope to get time to put a couple together to see what works best.


And here's what I'm working on this week.....

1.  Bind the two large memory quilts.

2.  Finish a baby quilt for the quilt ministry.

3.  Make up a couple of mug rugs to test patterns.

4.  Make a reversible Christmas dress for a friend's daughter.

5.  Put together Audrey's bee blocks.

6.  Cut blocks for man's quilt for the quilt ministry.

OK, I think that's enough for this week!  

And now, the burning question - - - what are YOU working on this week?

Later!

Sarah


PS There's a great giveaway going on at Retro Mummy - be sure to check it out!!


And another giveaway at Burgundy Buttons!!  Oh, the loot that's up for grabs in blogland!!!

11 comments:

  1. As soon as I get my sewing room put back together, I'm going to work on some mug rugs!

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  2. reversible dress!!! you do do everything

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  3. My you are productive. Love the Dr. Suess quilt.

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  4. LOL! That's enough for several weeks. :-)

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  5. WOW,girlfriend - you are one busy woman! I'm loving your posts and can't wait to see more of your quilts. I'm thinking for my coming week, I will have my FIL's Christmas quilt top done and need to be frantically working on my Christmas ornaments that I hand out to peeps on Thanksgiving day. SEW ON!

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  6. You have done a lot of work this week! I'm always so impressed by the amount you accomplish :-)

    ~ Meagan

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  7. Girl...you are busy as a bee!
    I was thinking about calling you tomorrow...if that would be all right!! Can't wait to meet you. I don't know a quilting soul here....

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  8. Amazing progress this week, once again! I'm especially interested in your man's quilt from recycled shirts. I've got quite the stash of those from a couple previous projects and I need to sew another one to use some up. As for me this week, I'm back to sewing clutches for Christmas gifts, and am so thankful for your zippers!

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  9. Hey we are halfway through National Blog Posting Month. Yay!! I really want to get my Kiwiana quilt finished so am furiously quilting every night. Sending your parcel tomorrow too BTW :-)

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  10. Momma Mia! You are a busy girl! :o)
    I took a couple of days to cut out a quilt. Now all I need to do is sit still and sew. :o)
    Before I do that though, I have a stack of papers that need grading, but at least the quilt it cut out and ready to go. :o)
    Have a great week!
    Sincerely - Trish

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