Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Make-A-List Monday - It's Starting To Snowball!!

Hi, all!

Well, it's been a busy week!  I spent lots of quality time with my little girls, my husband, and my daughter and son-in-law, PLUS I managed to get a good bit of sewing done!  A good week, all in all!  Thanks to a major internet fail last night, I'm a day late posting this, but better late than never, right?

Here's how I did on last week's list...

1.  Keep quilting for Rogersville - at least five quilts this week.
Done! I took six quilts to church last week for others to bind.  No pictures, though - they were snatched up in a hurry!

2.  Applique stars on the flag field.
Didn't get to this one yet - hopefully tomorrow! I did buy the new fabric and a Chacco chalk marker so it's ready to go.

3.  Finish the six mug rugs.
I finished five of these!  

4.  Make two pinafores for the craft show.
Didn't get to this one - I decided to make up a good stock of each type of item I've already got before branching out into these 
(I think!)

5.  Make first aid roll-up sample for craft show.
Done!  I actually already made four - they are quick and easy!  And I made another of the little pyramid pin cushions too.

6.  Keep up with the quilt ministry needs.
It was an unusual week - no needs came up.  But this week is rapidly making up for that!

Could be better - but still a respectable week!  In addition to the things on the list, I received a copy of Christina Cameli's new book, First Steps to Free Motion Quilting, that she sent me to review.  I'll be sharing my thoughts about it on Friday, along with a few projects from it that I've already finished!  (There might even be a giveaway....)

And here's what's on tap for this week...

1.  Help a friend finish a ministry quilt top for a young boy.

2.  Make a ministry quilt for a 6-year old boy who just had a heart transplant.

3.  Make a ministry quilt for a young woman who was in a serious car accident.

4.  Make a quilt for a teenager dealing with brain cancer.

5.  Finish a quilt started by my MIL to give to my FIL.

6.  Start prepping the house for a visit by my FIL and SIL.  (This involves moving stuff around since we only have one guest room!)

7.  Keep quilting for Rogersville - at least five quilts this week.

8.  Get those stars appliqued on the blue field!

9.  Keep up with any other ministry needs that arise.

Well, that ought to keep me out of trouble!!  It's funny how some weeks are really pretty easy, and others seem to hold more than can possibly get done - but the important stuff always gets done!

So now the question is - - - what are you working on this week?




  1. Another busy week for you. I'm cleaning another sewing machine I rescued a while back.

  2. Well, Mrs. Mile-A-Minute, I've done some hand sewing on a little hexie doll quilt. That might just be it for me...
    watered the indoor and outdoor Halloween plants
    cleaned a bit before packing-no packing done yet
    blue and glum - should be my new blog name, sorry.
    Thanks for the cheer. Now I know it's out there somewhere.

  3. Well, this week I need to quilt my Great granny square quilt, and finish my pinwheel sashing for the baby quilt!

  4. Busy hands...you are amazing! I made the dust ruffle for my grand daughters crib!

  5. Definitely a busy week! If all goes well by the end of the week I will be the proud owner of a singer red eye treadle machine. Wish me luck that all goes well.

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  7. Good luck. I know that you can do it. For me this week it is all about getting the last things taken care of for back to school.


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